Category: Wine Reviews

A Stellar Season: Tasting the 2019 Vintage Through Premiere Napa Valley

As we have all been experiencing, the pandemic changed everything. So it was no surprise when the Napa Valley Vintners

Forging a New View of Sonoma Valley: Introducing Gail Wines

There comes a point in some people’s careers where the only thing left to do is to make some wine.

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/30/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/23/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/16/21

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A Voice From the Fog: Current Releases From Peay Vineyards

There aren’t many wineries in California about whom I can confidently say that I’ve tasted pretty much every wine they’ve

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/9/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/2/21

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The Best of Italian Wine: Tasting the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri

As a wine writer and critic, I am frequently asked to name my favorite wine. It’s an annoying question, like

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/25/21

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New Names, New Wines from Napa

As some readers know, I’ve only recently been able to dedicate more time to writing here on Vinography after a

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/18/21

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Striving for Perfection and Finding Truth: Tasting 20 Years of Vérité

The year was 1995. Jess Jackson and his wife Barbara Banke were riding high on the wave of success that

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/11/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/4/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/28/21

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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

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/21/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/14/21

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