Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/11/21

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

Dawn denizens

Vinography Images: Dawn Denizens

Wild turkeys roam the vineyard rows at an early hour in the Hudson Vineyard in Carneros. One of California’s most

George Skouras

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker George Skouras

Episode 486 of I’ll Drink to That! features George Skouras of Domaine Skouras. Domaine Skouras is a winery located in

magazines

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/11/21

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case of wine

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/4/21

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frost fans

Vinography Images: Frost Fight

Frost fans spinning at dawn in the famed To Kalon Vineyard of Napa’s Oakville AVA. Frost is on a lot

During the Pandemic, Corkage is a Crime

I didn’t think I needed to write this article. Esther Mobley of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote a spot-on piece

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/4/21

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wine glass

Wine Tariffs to Be Replaced by Wine Glass Tariffs?!

First they came for our imported wines and sparkling wines. With a herculean effort and a bit of luck we

open box of wine

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/28/21

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Robert Vifian

I’ll Drink To That: Chef Robert Vifian

Episode 485 of I’ll Drink to That! features Chef Robert Vifian. Robert is the chef and co-owner of Tan Dinh,

holding a bung

Vinography Images: Close Your Bunghole

Workers make wooden bungs by hand to fit the old wooden foudres at Mayacamas Vineyards on Mount Veeder in Napa,

No Men, No Glass: One Future Vision of Wine

The four bottles came in a compact cardboard box with the words: “Your Drink Now Wines Are Here.” Picking up

Newspaper stack

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/28/21

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Roberta Bricolo

I’ll Drink to That: All About Lake Garda

Episode 484 of I’ll Drink to That! features a deep dive into Italy’s Lake Garda, and the wines produced along

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/21/21

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new vineyard planting

Vinography Images: Planting the Matrix

Looking down at a new vineyard site from the scrubby hills surrounding Eden Rift Vineyards in the Cienega Valley, a

wine being poured

Wine Aerators: $336.9 Million Worth of Bullsh*t

So the saying goes: “A fool and his money are soon parted.” We might be the species that has taken

newspapers

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/21/21

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box of wine

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/14/21

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