Not helping me diversify my posts, Decanter magazine released yet another update on Bordeaux and its changing style. I promise you all, my interests are more diversified than this one region, but I found this article interesting.
It seems alcohol levels continue to rise in order to create highly concentrated, critic-pleasing wines. While some of the blame may go to global warming, it seems New World wines continue to spread. I only hope that winemakers can strike a balance between concentration and appropriate alcohol levels.