Web sips: Wine headlines, 10/09/07

Handpicked stories from across the Web…

Dreams of wine country: The grape debate
A detailed look at Washington State wine communities tussling over some allegedly “un-green” wine practices.

Sommelier Talk: Ted Conklin
A chummy insider’s account of the makings of a truly fine wine cellar, which started with Bordeaux “to go first class.”

Sweet wines aren’t just for dessert
They are “delicious, versatile” — and here are 10 favorites from this British paper to prove it. 

Has the Americanization of Europe Led to the Decline in French Wine Consumption?
Nicely done dissection of a new book exploring a “micro-trend” called “French Teetolers.” Sacré bleu!

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