Vinography Images: The Haze

Sunlight filters through the haze across Sonoma Valley, as smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County settles over the

I’ll Drink to That: Sylvain Pataille and the New Old Style

A new episode of I’ll Drink to That! has just been released. Episode 489 features a conversation with Sylvain Pataille,

An American in London

Every time I find myself strolling the streets of London, as I did for a few days in early December

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/16/22

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/9/22

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

Vinography Images: Fill ‘Er Up

A barrel marked for filling rests under familiar hands at Eden Rift Vineyards in the Cienega Valley south of Gilroy,

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/9/22

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I

Stony South: Tasting the 2019 Gimblett Gravels Vintage Selection

In a country filled with utterly spectacular wine regions, the Gimblett Gravels district of Hawke’s Bay can’t compete for the

Vinography Images: The Blend

A graduated cylinder measures out a precise portion of wine during a blending session at Dalla Valle Vineyards in Napa

Flavors of Age: Tasting Australia’s Old Vines

We make something of a fuss in the wine world about old vines. Undoubtedly, there’s something romantic about tasting the

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/2/22

Happy New Year, and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the

Vinography Images: Ready for The New

New organic plantings take hold in the Terraces Vineyard at Mayacamas, pruned and ready for the year’s new growth. The

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 12/26/21

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I’ll Drink to That: Erin and the Volcano

Episode 488 of I’ll Drink to That! features a tour of Pico Island, a part of the Azores archipelago in the Atlantic

Armenian Apex: The Wines of Zorah

When I first wrote about the wines of Zorah in 2013, most people had never heard of wine from Armenia.

Vinography Images: Lens to the Sky

Sunrise colors creep down the Mayacamas Range towards the floor of Napa Valley as seen from Pritchard Hill, with the

AI and Wine

Few things have more currency in the technology arena of popular culture than artificial intelligence. From where I sit, a

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 12/19/21

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Chiseled Brilliance: The Wines of Domaine de Chevillard

There’s a certain formula for excellent artisan-scale wines from the so-called “old world” that I have run across many times

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 12/12/21

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