Category: Wine Reviews

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/10/21

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The Judgment of Napa: Tasting Napa Blind Against the World’s Greatest Wines

On May 24th, 1976, a couple of ex-pats living in Paris rented the courtyard of the Intercontinental hotel for a

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/3/21

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Poised for Greatness: Tasting The Evolution of Anderson Valley

Given all the fuss that has been made about Pinot Noir in the post-Sideways era, you would think that Mendocino’s

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 9/26/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 9/19/21

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Opportunity and Challenge for Colorado Wine

A few weeks ago, I posted my thoughts on the 14 wines that comprised the top selection that we made

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 9/12/21

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When Stones Speak: The Wines of Domaine des Ardoisières

Some truly great wines sneak up on you, sip after sip, taste after taste—deepening, resonating, and ultimately resolving into your

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/29/21

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Tasting Some of Colorado’s Best Wines

I don’t do a lot of wine judging. At least I haven’t done so in the past. In part, this

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/22/21

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The Soul of Refinement: Recent & Upcoming Releases from Corison Winery, Napa

There most definitely was a time, not so long ago, when you couldn’t begin an article about one of Napa’s

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/15/21

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The Forest Dreams of the Savoie Vine: The Wines of Domaine Curtet

Can you taste integrity? Spend enough time thinking and talking about wine, especially great wine, and inevitably you have to

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/8/21

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Three Men, One Shovel: The Single-Vineyard Cabernets of La Pelle

Earlier this year, I wrote up an extensive report on many of the new (to me) producers of Napa Valley

Vinography Images: Vine Hill Hands

The amount of work required to produce the highest quality grapes remains unknown to most wine drinkers. Here a crew

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/18/21

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