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The two essential elements of the CORKZILLA experience – Wine and music – in a pairing. Our signature feature will continue in 2013, but we've decided to take a break from the grind of producing thoughtful pairings on a monthly basis. Please look for an archive page highlighting our pairings from the past coming soon. Cheers!

What We're Listening to

Keith Richards, "Crosseyed Heart," Republic Records

Gary Clark Jr., "The Story of Sonny Boy Slim," Warner Brothers Records

Warren Haynes Featuring Railroad Earth, "Ashes and Dust," Concord Records

Jason Isbell, "Something More Than Free," Southeastern Records

Phish, "Live Bait Vol. 11" (free digital download)

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, "Chasing Yesterday," Sour Mash Records

Neil Young, "On the Beach," Reprise Records

Massive Attack, "Protection," Circa Records

D'Angelo and the Vanguard, "Black Messiah," RCA Records

Brokedown in Bakersfield, "Live!," Little Sur Records

Ryan Adams, "Ryan Adams," Pax-Am Records

Rich Robinson, "The Ceaseless Sight," The End Records

Jack White, "Lazaretto," Third Man Records

The Wayne Shorter Quartet, "Without a Net," Blue Note Records

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Thursday
Jan242013

Weekly Wine News Around the Web

Treasury a Takeover Target?: Speculation is increasing that Treasury Wine Estates, the second largest wine business in the world, is ripe for acquisition by a Chinese company, according to this report in Decanter magazine. This is an interesting development to watch, as it would further China’s aim to be a player in the global wine industry.

Asia and U.S. Driving Wine Sales Growth: Some interesting observations from the CEO of the annual Vinexpo conference held in Bordeaux, France, on the key drivers of sales in the wine business – increased Asia momentum and ongoing U.S.  growth. It’s a good Q&A from the Shanken News Daily blog.

Some Memorable Wines of 2012: The blog of the Tablas Creek Vineyard in Paso Robles, Calif. is always a good read and we thought it was appropriate to pass along some of their favorite bottles of wines from 2012. Agree or disagree?

Oxygen Nerd: Here’s some great information on the impact of oxygen on wine, as well as shipping and bottling, from Jamie Goode’s blog. It goes pretty deep but it’s useful for those wine consumers that want to know.

Keep Rocking: Though promotional in nature, this video series below offers some interesting insights into the geological factors that make California’s Napa Valley the abundant grape-growing region that it has become. See below along with links to the right on the YouTube page for other segments in the series: