Wined Up Weekly

The Week in Wine - 16 March 2020

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus crisis escalates, with travel bans implemented around the world, plus many wine events cancelled and bars closed - News from the UK: the good: duty freeze on alcoholic beverages and fewer closures of on-premise outlets; the bad: Oddbins faces threat going out of business - Louis Roederer buys Diamond Creek in Napa Valley - Okanagan winery bought by founder of leading hard seltzer brand, White Claw - New Zealand winery fined NZ$1.7m for fraud - Wine of the Week: Baxter Oppenlander Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 from Mendocino