Mediavore: CA Wines Suffer From Smoke

• The fires that ripped Northern California in 2008 might have affected that year’s red wines, giving them a smoky taste. [SF Chronicle]

• Mr. Pickle is spotted in Marysville, this time as a human wearing a costume instead of a hilarious sign in front of a San Francisco deli. [Mission Mission]

• Joey Chestnut won the 2009 Nathan’s hot dog eating contest at Coney Island. [Serious Eats]

Mucca Design, whose projects include MenuPages’ new look, debuts a line of sharp new packaging for the upscale grocer Brooklyn Fare. [Eat Me Daily]

• Milwaukee’s Will Allen is the nation’s “go-to expert on urban farming.” [NYT]

• PepsiCo will expand its manufacturing and distribution network in Russia with a $1 billion investment. [WSJ]


Mediavore: CA Wines Suffer From Smoke