Category: Wine Reviews

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/11/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/4/21

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Cold Soul, Warm Heart: The Wines of Alma Fria

There’s one type of article I write here on Vinography that produces equal parts exhilaration and anxiety: when I decide

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/27/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/20/21

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The Best Pink Prosecco for Your Fabulous Post-Pandemic Frivolity

Many of us have reason to celebrate, or will soon, as the pandemic gradually recedes from immediate concern and we

Tasting California’s Ancient Vines: Lodi’s Heritage Vineyards

“Pssssst. Hey, buddy.” The sound came from just ahead me and to the left. At first I didn’t think it

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/13/21

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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