Blog Profile / Vinography


URL :http://www.vinography.com/
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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 4/23/16

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of April 16, 2017

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I'm pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Sun Powered

Sun Powered YAMHILL, OR: Gran Moraine Winery, located in the Yamhill Carlton District AVA, generates its energy from solar panels. Dundee, Carlton, McMinnville, and Newburg, all small towns located in the Willamette Valley wine production...Show More Summary

Have We Hit Peak Somm?

A handsome young man in stylish glasses sits in an empty restaurant, his vividly coloured sleeve tattoo curling artfully out from underneath his designer T-shirt. At ease in front of the camera and with only the slightest hint of irony...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 4/16/17

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of April 9, 2017

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I'm pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Taste of Green

The Taste of Green SANTA YNEZ, CA: Vineyard workers pick ripe Sauvignon Blanc grapes from the 2016 vintage in a Happy Canyon vineyard before sunrise near Santa Ynez, California. The 2016 grape harvest in California got off to another...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 4/9/17

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of April 3, 2017

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I'm pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included one of those bottles that prompts a whistle when you pull it out of the samples pile. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Secret Cabernet

Secret Cabernet HEALDSBURG, CA: Alexander Valley hillside vineyards of Cabernet Sauvignon ripen under the warm afternoon sun near Healdsburg, California. Often overlooked in favor of its more famous neighbor over the hills, Alexander...Show More Summary

New Zealand's Heart of Limestone: The Wines of Bell Hill

While I have found a great deal of truth in the saying that "wine only grows in beautiful places" not every bit of wine country is created equal. If you're lucky enough to spend some of your time traveling through the world's wine regions, some places seem to almost vibrate with their potential to produce phenomenal wine. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 4/2/17

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Crew

The Crew SONOMA, CA: A vineyard crew takes a break after pulling an all-nighter at Sangiacomo Vineyard in Carneros near Sonoma, California. All over California wine country, concerns are being raised about the potential impact of the...Show More Summary

Pinot and Syrah With a View: Some Current Releases from Peay Vineyards

As a wine reviewer who gets paid next to nothing for his work, I have the luxury of only reviewing wines that I think are worth writing about. I've got no deadlines, no quotas to fill, and no obligation to anyone. All of which meansShow More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Winemaker Frederic Lafarge of Domaine Michel Lafarge

Episode 415 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Frederic Lafarge of Domaine Michel Lafarge in Volnay and the new Lafarge-Vial domaine in Fleurie. On occasion, Burgundy vignerons can tend towards the oblique when answering vinification questions. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 3/26/17

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of March 19, 2017

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I'm pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included a precious sample bottle of one of the world's greatest Cabernets, the Ridge Monte Bello. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Peak

The Peak HEALDSBURG, CA: Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards are viewed in the Alexander Valley near Healdsburg, California with the peak of Mount St. Helena in the background. Though less famous than its neighbor Napa, the Alexander...Show More Summary

Acceptance, But No Love, for Plonk

Last week, a writer I met a number of months ago published an op-ed piece in the New York Times entitled, "Ignore the Snobs, Drink the Cheap, Delicious Wine." Bianca Bosker is a talented young journalist who, in addition to being an editor at the Huffington Post, has written about wine for various outlets including the New Yorker. Show More Summary

The Silicon Valley Effect on Wine

Less than 100 miles separates Napa Valley from Google's headquarters in Mountain View, a sprawling, leafy campus that is as good a candidate as any for the symbolic heart of today's Silicon Valley. Driving through the country lanes of...Show More Summary

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