Vinography Images: Winter is Coming

The vines have done their work for the season, and are headed for sleep. Scraggly canes and dried tendrils make

Giving Thanks In the Time of COVID

I am not particularly a fan of the colonialist and oppressive origins of the American Thanksgiving holiday, and the degree

Select Highlights from the Wines of Portugal Tasting

I must admit, I was nervous. It was the very first trade and media tasting opportunity since San Francisco emerged

Vinography’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Lovers: 2021 Edition

It’s that time of year again. Black Friday looms. Thanks to the global supply chain disruptions, we’re all on edge

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/21/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/14/21

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Vinography Images: Dangerous Work

A vineyard worker smokes on the job during a pre-dawn pick of white grapes in a Napa Vineyard. Vineyard work

Napa’s New Investor of Note

When properties trade monthly for double-digit millions, it takes a lot of money to raise eyebrows in a place like

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/14/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/7/21

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Vinography Images: Press Art

Stains mark the metal of a wine press atop Napa’s Howell Mountain. With harvest completed, most wineries have moved on

Global Greats: Selections From the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting

The wine world is creeping towards normalcy again, albeit slowly and gradually. One of the most satisfying signs of this

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/7/21

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Tasting Natural Beauty: The Wines of Rippon

When I was first learning the little bit of Japanese that I speak, I was interested in adjectives. Maybe it’s

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/31/21

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Vinography Images: Silent Partner

An active Pinot Noir fermentation bubbles and foams at Kistler in Forestville, CA as yeasts do their work. Winemakers get

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/31/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/24/21

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Vinography Images: Feel the Flavor

A Cabernet pumpover proceeds at Covert Estate in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley. The French term is remontage, which

You Don’t Have to Like Bordeaux, No Matter What Old White Men Say

This past weekend, I celebrated my 25th college reunion and had a ball reconnecting with old friends and exploring the