Linkin’ logs: 11-1-17

Scrollin’ away, vying for the best vinous news:

• The wrong kind of party poopers have cost a Long Island winery its license. H/T to my friend Rolf.

• Cayuse is losing gobs of money because of faulty corks. My buddy Joe sez: “I’m fairly certain that someday people will look back on cork closures like we remember eight-track tapes.”

• I love these kinds of things: When certain wines get too expensive, try these alternates.

• The Prohibition era was an endlessly fascinating time, prompting endless resourcefulness. But I never had heard about wine bricks from back in the day.

• Some spot-on postmortems on the Wine Country fires, which have proven to be the costliest in U.S. history, by Jon Bonné and Elaine Chukan Brown.

• Finally, a variation on the dating game:




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