Cameron Hughes is At It Again

What is it they say about the major mistakes we make in life? Good judgment comes from experience, and experience

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/20/20

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 9/13/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Images: Hidden Help

Hidden HelpSANTA YNEZ, CA: A crew of vineyard workers quickly move vine-to-vine to harvest several tons of Sauvignon Blanc grapes

Orange skies above Lamborn Vineyards

Harvest of Fear

Writing a column about the state of harvest on America’s west coast in the face of historic wildfires seems to

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/13/20

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Looming Danger

Vinography Images: Looming Danger

Looming DangerSANTA YNEZ, CA: Billowing smoke and ash loom above a vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley. The Thomas Fire

Napa History in Three Acres and Three Vintages

Some people have beautifully manicured front lawns. Some people have barely manageable jungles. And some are lucky enough to have

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/6/20

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Sonoma Scrappy: Introducing Topophilia Wine Company

One of the great pleasures of writing about wine will always be the sense of discovery it affords. The wine

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/30/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Heros' Rest

Vinography Images: Heroes’ Rest

Heroes’ RestSANTA MARIA, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the nearby coastal mountains within

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/30/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/23/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Images: Hands of Harvest

Hands of HarvestSANTA MARIA, CA: Workers head into Bien Nacido Vineyards at first light to the vineyard to pick grapes

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Two Canned Wines That Are Worth a Damn

Canned wine is having a moment right now. Sales are skyrocketing as people (more younger than older) respond to what

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Donate to the 2020 Wine Country Fire Relief Fund

Donate Now Wine country, and the people that live there are hurting. Badly. Covid-19 was a sucker punch to the

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/23/20

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them

Wine on fire

Vinography Images: Wine on Fire

Wine on FireSANTA MARIA, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the nearby coastal mountains

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/16/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of