Web sips: Wine headlines, 8/21/07

Handpicked stories from across the Web…

To Screw Cap Wine Bottles or Not?
Quick answer: Like everything in life, it’s not so simple, according to this informative Q&A that explains the differences and why you have to match the wine with the stopper.

Reader mail meets impossible food wine pairings: nori!
Hint: It has something to do with dried & seasoned seaweed, and a French boyfriend.

‘Pretty fantastic’ grape harvest underway
Some positive but counterintuitive news from California’s North Coast: A smaller than average harvest is predicted, but that typically means “well-developed grapes and good prices.”

Wine as a health drink
Wine has now been officially declared as being good for your health, says a high-ranking official in the Indian federal state of Maharashtra.


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