Category: Wine Reviews

Bottles of Dear Old Blighty: A Deep Tasting of English Wine

For the longest time, my British friends have been bragging about their wines. Not the wines they’ve been drinking, mind

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/20/22

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A Mighty Melange: The Custoza Wines of Lake Garda

I don’t think there will ever come a time in my life when I feel like I have a comprehensive

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/6/22

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/27/22

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Tasting the Patagonia Provisions Wine Selections

I should get the high-level disclaimer out of the way right off the bat: I’m an unadulterated, lifelong Patagonia® fan-boy.

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/6/22

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/30/22

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The Pink Wine That Isn’t: The Many Charms of Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo

Rosé has come a long, long way in America. When I first started writing about wine, it was a depressed

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/23/22

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Forgotten Wine Island: Tasting a Few Madeiras

There was once a time when everyone who was anyone in the world drank Madeira. Just ask America’s Founding Fathers,

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/9/22

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Stony South: Tasting the 2019 Gimblett Gravels Vintage Selection

In a country filled with utterly spectacular wine regions, the Gimblett Gravels district of Hawke’s Bay can’t compete for the

Flavors of Age: Tasting Australia’s Old Vines

We make something of a fuss in the wine world about old vines. Undoubtedly, there’s something romantic about tasting the

Armenian Apex: The Wines of Zorah

When I first wrote about the wines of Zorah in 2013, most people had never heard of wine from Armenia.

Chiseled Brilliance: The Wines of Domaine de Chevillard

There’s a certain formula for excellent artisan-scale wines from the so-called “old world” that I have run across many times

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 12/12/21

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Vinography Images: Light and Shadow

Sunlight illuminates the edges of new oak barrels as shadows fill the rest of the cellar at Dalla Valle Vineyards

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 12/5/21

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