Wine news 21st April 2013

Napa Vintner George Vare Dies at 76
Man behind Geyser Peak and Luna Vineyards was a businessman and an innovator

Savour Australia event to ‘challenge perceptions’ of Australian wine
Australia is aiming to use its biggest-ever wine event later this year to challenge negative perceptions of the country’s wine industry.

Washington wine grape growers dodge spring frost
Sub-freezing temperatures caused wine grape growers across Washington’s Columbia Valley to lose sleep, but it appears they mostly dodged a potentially deadly spring frost bullet.