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The Most Surprising Chardonnay of the Year: Red Car
It is among the most ubiquitous wines in our country: Chardonnay, specifically from California. And more often...
Best Value White Wine of the Summer
Why I Can't Seem to Stop Drinking Scaia
Three from Chablis: A Tasting Report
You may have heard in the news last week that Paris was experiencing historic floods. With the Seine River reaching 20...
Oh Burgundy … How Long It Takes to Understand You
Let’s get this over with up front: I do not have the bank account nor the time...
Why Do We Celebrate With Bubbly?
The Final Part in a Series That Has Nothing to Do with Wine ... Rather, How We Commemorate Life
Almost Beaujolais: Gamay from Mâcon
Looking at a wine atlas map of France, it would seem that nearly the entire eastern portion of...
6 Wines for Spring: Lightning Round Recommendations
Happy spring. After the winter I’ve had, I’m happy to embrace the new season and rediscover my backyard...
First-Taste Guide to Godello
Spain's Delicious Alternative to Chardonnay
A Vineyard’s Story: Savoy Vineyard in the Anderson Valley
On a rainy day in June 2013, my wife and I drove into Philo, California after a swing...
Wines to Bring to a Holiday Party
If You Need a Crowd-Pleaser (White) When it comes to parties, Chardonnay is the ultimate innocuous wine —...
4 Styles of Wine Ideally Suited for Fall
Fall is my favorite season for being in the kitchen. It is all-to-tempting to wax poetic on hazelnuts and pumpkin, pear...
A New Favorite White Wine: Roero Arneis
I’ve written quite a bit lately about Italy. For this, I am in no way apologetic. There...