Get recommendations on the best California wines with this archive of wine articles from Opening a Bottle.
Why Napa’s Steve Matthiasson Isn’t Losing Faith After 2020
A Spate of Fires and Uphill Battles Can’t Discourage the Sustainably Minded Winemaker
The Challenge of Teaching Pinot Noir
The World of Wine is Opaque As It Is, But Especially So With Pinot Noir
Reflections on the Goldilocks of Grapes: Pinot Noir
How an Old-World-Style Winemaker Approaches Harvest
Understanding Pinot Noir Terroir by … Blending It?
How Cellar Work Can Be Vital to Understanding Contrasts in the Vineyard
Italians Abroad: A Californian Nero d’Avola to Find
300 Words (Or So) on a Martha Stoumen's Masterpiece
Scar of the Sea’s Stoner-Friendly Pét-Nat
475 Words (Or So) on a Funky Find from the Central Coast
Can Albariño Conquer the Central Coast?
At First Blush, It Would Seem So.
Kindred Spirits: A New World and Old World Syrah
Evoking a Similar Mood with Stolo and Julien Cécillon
An Agile Chardonnay from Ramey Wine Cellars
300 Words (Or So) On a Wine I Loved
The Blue Note: Summer’s Most Surprising Red Wine
A Malibu Wine With Shades of Saint-Émilion
The Secrets of Blending Wine
An Interview with Robbie Meyer of Murrieta's Well
Good Living with a California Cabernet Franc
225 Words (Or So) On a Wine I Nearly Guzzled