Spanning the Web to bring you the constant variety of wine news:
• Climate change is real — the hottest summer on record is a major factor in current wildfires that hit at least one winery — but something different might be behind the rise of sugars/alcohol levels in grapes.
• I generally shy away from political posts — unless they’re providing sage vinous advice.
• I’ve inked to this ginormous wine cellar before, but this cool video still is worth checking out.
• The insanely unwieldy Sonoma Coast appellation now has an offspring, and it’s a cool (literally and figuratively), useful one: the Petaluma Gap AVA.
• Finally, perhaps the best wine ad I’ve seen all year: