Weekend Reads: 7.31.15

A few of the articles on wine and food we enjoyed this week:


Sandorkraut — a Video Documentary : NYT
An excellent short (10 min) documentary on master fermenter Sandor Katz.

A Secret Parisian Sauce Recipe : WSJ
A battle over a secret steak sauce recipe, one that we’ve tried to copy many times.


2015 French grape harvest update :  Jancis Robinson
Jancis gives us an early optimistic outlook on the 2015 vintage in France.

The Chemistry of Wine : Washington Post
A look at the chemical compounds found in a glass of wine.

Pierce’s Disease arrives in France : Decanter
A lethal vine disease, long a problem in California, is found in France for the first time