Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/13/21

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted.

vines with bird netting

Vinography Images: Not For the Birds

A wayward vine tendril creeps above the barrier created by bird netting in a Napa Vineyard. Though not nearly as

Dominik Sona

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Dominik Sona

Episode 487 of I’ll Drink to That! features winemaker Dominik Sona of Koehler-Ruprecht. Koehler-Ruprecht is a winery located in the

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/13/21

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back label of Mayacamas kosher wine

Napa Goes Kosher

I’m a particularly bad (read: unobservant and unbelieving) Jew, but I’ve written my share of articles on kosher wines over

A Stellar Season: Tasting the 2019 Vintage Through Premiere Napa Valley

As we have all been experiencing, the pandemic changed everything. So it was no surprise when the Napa Valley Vintners

Vinography Images: Otherworldly Wine

A view looking down on the town and vineyards of Taganana on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary

Forging a New View of Sonoma Valley: Introducing Gail Wines

There comes a point in some people’s careers where the only thing left to do is to make some wine.

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/6/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/30/21

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The Best Way to Preserve An Open Bottle of Wine

One of the top queries on Google that brings people to this site is one of a number of variations

Vinography Images: The Mountain

Mount Saint Helena is seen at dusk behind darkened rows of vines on the valley floor. Prominent and steep, Mount

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/30/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/23/21

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Vinography Images: Wood Tasting

A pair of hands (and palate) hard at work doing cooper trials at Favia Wines in Napa. Cooper trials involve

Book Review: Winemakers Writ Large

How do you capture the spirit of an entire wine region? This isn’t just an academic question, it’s something that

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/23/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/16/21

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Vinography Images: The Flavor of Steep

A view down the Sil River takes in the precariously steep vineyards of the Amandi District of the Ribeira Sacra

Book Review: The New Wines of Mount Etna by Benjamin North Spencer

Let’s get the disclaimer right out of the way, shall we? I positively adore the wines of Mount Etna, the