Tag: Chardonnay

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Vinography Images: The Green Shine

The Green ShineSANTA MARIA, CA: Chardonnay vineyards along the Tepusquet Bench shine with late afternoon light, near Santa Maria, California.

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/23/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Grapes in a hopper

Vinography Images: Juicy Beginnings

Juicy BeginningsLOMPOC, CA: Chardonnay grapes are dumped into a hopper during crush in the area affectionately known as the Lompoc

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/31/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Images: Hills of Chardonnay

Hills of ChardonnaySANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard at Solomon Hills Vineyards near Santa Maria, California basks in the

The Brilliance of Canadian Chardonnay

Less than an hour from Buffalo, New York, some of the best Chardonnay I’ve tasted in years is being made,

Domaine Coffinet-Duvernay, Chassagne-Montrachet, Burgundy: Some Current Releases

Burgundy is nothing if not consistent. The unbroken line that the region traces back through thousands of years of winegrowing

The Wines of Rully on a Wednesday Morning

Press trips like the one I’m on are not exactly the vacations that my friends and many readers imagine them

Giaconda Winery, Beechworth, Australia: Current Releases

I’m an armchair student of geology. There was a time when I thought I was going to be a mineralogist.

Vinography Images: The Sphere

The Sphere Grape or sculpture? I might just pay money for a handblown glass lamp resembling this luminous sphere of

Top Wines of Sonoma: Tasting Notes from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Two weeks ago, under idyllic clear skies, I joined about 700 other wine lovers to wander around a winery lawn

2007 Morgan “Metallico” Chardonnay, Monterey

It’s not a huge leap from veterinary medicine to winemaking, and that leap is made even shorter when you’re enrolled

Vinography Images: Light Through Grapes

Light Through Grapes In a miraculous chemistry shared with so many bounties of the natural world, grapes take the light