Natural Wine is Now Legal: Hungarian Wine Law Joins the Modern World

Last August, I wrote a story here that didn’t make me very happy, but needed to be written. A friend

Book Review: Amber Revolution by Simon J. Woolf

I’m slightly hazy (unfiltered, perhaps?) on the precise date I first enjoyed an orange wine. I’m guessing it was around

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/15/20

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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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Vinography Images: It Begins

Night harvest at McCrea Vineyard on Sonoma Mountain. The 2021 harvest has begun in a number of places in Northern

Wineries Should Require Proof of Vaccination to Taste Indoors

If New York City restaurants can require their indoor dining guests to provide proof of vaccination, why can’t wineries? Mask

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/8/21

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Vinography Images: Sunlight Held Together by Water

Ripe chardonnay grapes on the vine are shot through with morning sun at the Hyde Vineyard in California’s Carneros region,

Rethinking the Backyard BBQ Wine

We do a lot of grilling at my house, especially in the summer months. Now that we’ve moved across the

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/1/21

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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

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/25/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/18/21

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Vinography Images: Before the Vineyard

Replanting work at Trenton Roadhouse Vineyard in Forestville, California. An immense amount of work and planning goes into the planting

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/18/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/11/21

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Vinography Images: Pritchard Moon

A crescent moon rises, to be followed shortly by the dawn framed, by the vineyard rows at Brand Vineyards on