Vinography Images: Coombsville Cool

Famed winemaker Andy Erickson strolls down a vineyard row in Coombsville. One of Napa’s coolest AVAs, Coombsville is also one

2022 Hospice du Rhône: April 22-23, Paso Robles, CA

It’s been a long time in coming, but I’m pleased to say that I’m going to start posting about wine

America’s Wine Decline

Numbers, they say, do not lie. But the numbers to which you pay attention matter greatly. Much ado has been

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 2/13/22

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/6/22

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Vinography Images: On Their Way

A cluster of Chardonnay grapes ripens at Durell Vineyard in Sonoma County. Durrell was transformed from a cattle ranch into

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 2/6/22

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/30/22

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Vinography Images: Frost Fighter

The slope of a vineyard curves smoothly against the sky towards a low point occupied by a frost fan at

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

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/30/22

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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 Images: Night Light

A tractor rigged with lights prepares for an early morning pick in the To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville. Arguably Napa’s

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/23/22

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Vinography Images: The Haze

Sunlight filters through the haze across Sonoma Valley, as smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County settles over the

I’ll Drink to That: Sylvain Pataille and the New Old Style

A new episode of I’ll Drink to That! has just been released. Episode 489 features a conversation with Sylvain Pataille,

An American in London

Every time I find myself strolling the streets of London, as I did for a few days in early December

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/16/22

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