Wine News 21-28 April

Welcome back to this week’s most interesting wine stories in the news — at least to us! Also if you haven’t been on site in a while, you might have missed Daniel’s notes from a Famille Hugel wine tasting and our adventures at a recent Australian wine tasting.

It seems sherry is becoming the star of craft cocktails. Get the details here and check out the accompanying cocktail recipes.

Get up to date on the debate between proponents of dry farming and irrigation in drought-stricken California.

Frog’s Leap’s John Williams makes the case for Merlot in the Wall Street Journal.

There’s a good interview with winegrower Michel Vallet of Italy’s Valle d’Aosta in Wine Spectator, while Wine-Searcher has a substantial profile of the Mosel’s Markus Molitor.

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