What We're Reading --

A Veteran Business Journalist (and Wine Lover) Learns an Age-Old Lesson

Sherry-Lehmann Wines & Spirits failed to deliver more than $1 million of wine to customers who paid in advance, he wrote. One of those customers was the reporter himself. (New York Times)

Bucking New Zealand’s Wine Tradition to Make Stellar Vintages

A small but growing contingent of Japanese winemakers is upending New Zealand’s reputation for turning out predictable Sauvignon Blanc.  (WSJ Magazine)

Wine Collaborations: the New Mix Tape

How wine collaborations move product, open markets, boost profiles, and do some good in a wicked world. (Wine-Searcher)