News Briefs for December 7, 2021
•The energy was electric inside Las Vegas’ Mirage ballroom Dec. 4 as wine lovers gathered for the first installment of Wine Spectator’s 2021 Grand Tour. This sold-out event was the first Grand Tour since April 2019, and represented a much-anticipated reunion for the wine community. Wine Spectator has a full recap.
•Argentina’s Domaine Bousquet has launched Uco Valley Reserve Cabernet Franc, a new release in the winery’s Reserve series alongside Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Pinot Noir. The 14.5% abv wine is made from organic grapes and, like all of Domaine Bousquet’s Reserve wines, is priced at $18 a 750-ml. Imported by Origins Organic, it is available in California, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.