Weekly Wine News Roundup

Week of August 16, 2010


Welcome to the Weekly Wine News Roundup

Each week, we'll be bringing you a collection of interesting and compelling wine content from around the web. 

Included in this week's post you'll find: 

  • A fast food wine pairing guide
  • Whether to review wines with or without food
  • An installment of Wes Hagen's "Year in the Vineyard" blog
  • A new study regarding wine and cognitive function
  • A look inside an emerging wine trend

Whites, Reds and Double Downs: a Fast-Food Wine-Pairing Guide (zagat.com)
Published on: August 17, 2010
This week, we released the results of our latest Fast-Food Survey, which got us thinking. What if you’re in the mood for something stiffer than a diet soda when you opt for the super-size? We enlisted Clare Shaheen, a sommelier at New York’s TriBeCa Grill, to taste...

Published on: August 20, 2010
More than a few times I’ve had someone ask me, which is the ideal setting in which to review a wine, with food or without food? My standard reply is: when do you normally drink wine, with food or without it? For most people, the answer is...

Published on: August 19, 2010
There’s times when the written word can describe what’s happening in a vineyard, but I’m a big believer in getting out in the vines when I have visitors and getting them to see, touch, smell and understand what’s going on here...

Published on: August 18, 2010
A large prospective study of 5033 men and women in the Tromsø Study in northern Norway has reported that moderate wine consumption is independently associated with better performance on cognitive tests...

Published on: August 20, 2010
Wine on tap isn’t just a clever novelty scheme — its better for the environment, and keeps wine fresher, making sure the last glass from the keg is as good as the first...

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  • Snooth User: dmcker
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    Wine on tap was discussed in the Snooth Forum several months ago:

    I think this weekly roundup is a very good idea, and was posting articles I thought interesting to the Forum quite frequently about a year ago. Seem to be too busy to do that these days, however. How can you guys format this, though, so that more discussion can be generated on the ideas and info in the articles by the Snooth community? Links to the Forum would seem to be a good idea....

    Aug 23, 2010 at 5:10 PM

  • Snooth User: dmcker
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    I think the Zagat article is well worthy of starting a Forum thread. Why don't you start the ball rolling, jchemtob, by putting up a thread there? Not that I think much of the person's recommendations there, but the issue is something I've grappled with many times before....

    Aug 23, 2010 at 5:18 PM

  • Snooth User: Jesse Chemtob
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    @dmcker - I'm new here at Snooth so I appreciate your input. I started a topic about Fast Food Wine Pairings here: http://www.snooth.com/talk/topic/fa...

    Aug 23, 2010 at 6:09 PM

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