Tag: Pinot Noir

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 10/11/20

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Queens of Harvest

Vinography Images: Queens of Harvest

Queens of HarvestSANTA MARIA, CA: A crew of vineyard workers quickly move vine-to-vine to harvest several tons of Pinot Noir

Jess Wade

Sonoma Scrappy: Introducing Topophilia Wine Company

One of the great pleasures of writing about wine will always be the sense of discovery it affords. The wine

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/23/20

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Wines of the Wild Horses: Kingston Family Vineyards, Casablanca, Chile

One of the rare pleasures of a relationship to wine lies in our ability to follow it through time. Normally

Happy Grapes

Vinography Images: Happy Grapes

Happy GrapesLOMPOC, CA: Pinot Noir grapes grow plump and ripe in a Sta. Rita Hills vineyard near Lompoc, California. The

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/12/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/5/20

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Santa Rita Hills

Vinography Images: Them Thar Hills

Them Thar Hills LOMPOC, CA: The Sta. Rita Hills are viewed from Sanford & Benedict Vineyard near Lompoc, California. Planted

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/28/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/21/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/7/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/24/20

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Vinography Images: Intersecting Planes

Intersecting PlanesSANTA MARIA, CA: Hillside Pinot Noir vineyards along the Tepusquet Bench are seemingly on a different plane from the

Adam Lee Portrait

The Reincarnation of Pinot Noir: Adam Lee’s Clarice Project

If you went looking for a poster child, rags-to-riches wine success story in California, you’d be hard-pressed to find a

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/17/20

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Jamie Kutch

Evolving From Strength to Confidence: The Wines of Jamie Kutch

I have written about the wines of Jamie Kutch several times here on Vinography. This is due, in part, to

Setting a New Bar for Oregon Pinot: Brittan Vineyards

Expressed briefly, making a great wine is rather simple. You find the right piece of ground; you put the right

Drew Wines, Mendocino, CA: Recent Releases

Jason Drew is talking to me about ripeness. “It’s not easy to answer the question of what ripe tastes like,”