Tag: Sonoma

Vinography Images: MOG Check

The first thing you do before you start pressing the Chardonnay? You check for MOG: Material Other than Grapes. Chardonnay

Vaccinating Wine Country

A palpable sense of relief has descended upon northern California wine country. On Wednesday 7 April the counties of Napa,

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/18/21

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/4/21

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted.

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/10/21

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 Unboxed: Week of 1/3/21

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 Unboxed: Week of 12/13/20

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 Unboxed: Week of 11/8/20

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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Napa and Sonoma Burn Again. Horribly.

I don’t know how coherent this particular piece is going to be, as I watch the social media evidence of

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

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

open case of wine

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/21/20

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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Want To Taste Wine? Sign This Waiver

As Wine Country re-opens throughout California and visitors return to tasting rooms once again, beyond mask-wearing employees and lots of

Alder Yarrow in front of the Napa sign

Wine Country Reopens, Cautiously

I should probably come clean at the start. I broke the law to write this story. Here in northern California,

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Rod Berglund

Episode 474 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Rod Berglund, who is both the owner

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker David Ramey

Episode 468 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features winemaker David Ramey, founder and co-owner of

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Ehren Jordan

Episode 456 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and features Ehren Jordan. Ehren is the proprietor of the

I’ll Drink to That: Winegrower Lee Hudson

Episode 448 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and features Lee Hudson, the owner of Hudson Ranch and

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Ehren Jordan of Failla Wines

Episode 404 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Ehren Jordan of the Failla Winery located