A bulk look at the California wine scene

Take a look at www.grapes-wine.com, the website of Turrentine Wine Brokerage in California. It's salutory to see just how much bulk wine is available and how low the prices are. And which vintages and appellations get left on the shelf. Won't anyone take those 472 gallons of 1998 Napa Valley Cabernet off their hands?

Check out especially the monthly newsletters stored here – September's provides an acute and entertaining overview of the California wine market over the last few years and some suggestions as to how it might evolve.

The suggestion – to Turrentine's customers presumably, California's wine label...