Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/29/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/22/20

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Vinography Images: The New Place

The New PlaceCUYAMA, CA: Hundreds of acres of new winegrape vineyards have been planted with Chardonnay, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and

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California’s Latino-owned Wineries Mushroom

The first people to make wine in California were almost certainly Mexicans. In the latter half of the 18th century,

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/22/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/15/20

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Vinography Images: Coiled Spring

Coiled SpringLOS OLIVOS, CA: The terraced Saarloos & Sons Windmill Ranch vineyard in Ballard Canyon wraps around the brow of

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/15/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/8/20

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Gaining Ground

Vinography Images: Gaining Ground

Gaining GroundBUELLTON, CA: Late evening light spills into the rows at Gainey’s “Evan’s Ranch” Pinot Noir vineyard in the Santa

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/8/20

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Finding and Buying Napa’s Rarest Wines

You’ve undoubtedly heard of Napa’s so-called “cult” wines—expensive, limited-production wines that are only sold to mailing-list customers, some of whom

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/1/20

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Vinography Images: Zig Zag Zang

Zig Zag ZangSANTA YNEZ, CA : The Vogelzang Vineyards along Happy Canyon Road, green with the new growth of spring,

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/1/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/25/20

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Vinography Images: Emerald Hills

Emerald HillsSANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard shines emerald beneath hills of the same color near Santa Maria, California.

The Wine World Owes Women More Than an Apology, It Owes Them a Reckoning

Horrifically depressing is really the only way to describe it. Yet even in the midst of that hollow-in-the-pit-of-your-stomach combination of

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Keeping Mendocino Cool: Introducing Boonville Road Wines

Mendocino County, home to the Anderson Valley, is one of my favorite wine-growing areas in California. However, I’ve long maintained

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/25/20

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