Linkin’ logs 11-26-19

The good, the bad and the scary on the vinous front:

• There’s some really cool wine coming out of Slovenia, which also is home to perhaps the world’s oldest vine.

• Anyone who has been to Venice had to have been saddened by the recent flooding, and there might be more bad news on the vinous front.

• Space: the final frontier for wine’s evolution?

• The Cycles Gladiator wines got banned in Alabama because of their risqué labels, so I’m guessing the new Mouton-Rothschild release might be facing a similar fate.

• The headline is a little off here: should be “Local chefs share Thanksgiving wine tips.”

• Interesting poll, and interesting points, about whether independent retailers can survive, and how they should proceed.

• Finally, some sage advice that should come in especially handy if the Turkey Day talk turns to politics:

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