Tag: Pinot Noir

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/27/22

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Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: May 20-22, Philo, CA

Exciting things are happening in Anderson Valley. Regular readers will know this thanks to my fairly comprehensive report on the

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/14/21

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Tasting Natural Beauty: The Wines of Rippon

When I was first learning the little bit of Japanese that I speak, I was interested in adjectives. Maybe it’s

Vinography Images: Silent Partner

An active Pinot Noir fermentation bubbles and foams at Kistler in Forestville, CA as yeasts do their work. Winemakers get

Vinography Images: Walk the Plank

Well-used planks span the top of fermentation tanks filled with Pinot Noir at Kistler Winery in Sonoma County. Originally best-known

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/10/21

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Poised for Greatness: Tasting The Evolution of Anderson Valley

Given all the fuss that has been made about Pinot Noir in the post-Sideways era, you would think that Mendocino’s

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/29/21

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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 6/13/21

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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

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/28/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 3/14/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/7/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/10/21

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/3/21

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Gaining Ground

Vinography Images: Gaining Ground

Gaining GroundBUELLTON, CA: Late evening light spills into the rows at Gainey’s “Evan’s Ranch” Pinot Noir vineyard in the Santa

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/1/20

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