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In Bloomberg, Justin Kennedy surveys the scene of unconventionally packaged wine and talks to Patrick Cappiello, founder of 40 Ounce Wine.

Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen explore the history of wine in India in Wine Enthusiast.

“A week after voters in the United States elected a man who had vowed to erect a wall on America’s southern border, I drove across it with San Diego in my rearview.” Robert Draper takes a journey through Baja California’s wine country in the New York Times.

Elsewhere in the New York Times, Sheila Marikar on how “this Mexican wine country is calling to millennials, with modern, design-y wineries and grit that can’t be found in Napa or Sonoma. It’s also cheaper than those areas, and less likely to be trodden by tour bus crowds — more “Choose Your Own Adventure” than Club Med.”

Champagne wasn’t the only region hit by frost. According to Decanter, winemakers elsewhere in France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland are counting the cost of frost damage in their vineyards after several nights of frost.

Is wine art? Jamie Goode seeks a satisfying answer.

Patrick Comiskey recommends white wines for spring in the Los Angeles Times.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, looks at the opportunities and challenges faced by the Spanish wine industry.

In the Sacramento Bee, Michael Dunne profiles GranMonte, a winery in Thailand.

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