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Vinography Unboxed: Week of August 13, 2017

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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's wines...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Modern History

Modern History SAINT-ÉMILION, FRANCE: The modern sweep of concrete architecture contrasts with vineyards and historic buildings at Chateau Cheval Blanc in Bordeaux. Cheval Blanc, which means "white horse" in French, is one of only four...Show More Summary

Land of The Free, Home of the Wine Club

Along with apple pie, hot dogs, hamburgers and baseball, we need to add one more thing to the list of things qualifying as quintessentially American: the monthly wine club. For many years, I simply supposed that these schemes were universal,...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 8/13/17

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 August 6, 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's wines included a couple of very interesting wines. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Golden Glow

Golden Glow SAUTERNES, FRANCE: The setting sun filters through the branches of a tree on the grounds of Château d'Yquem in Sauternes, an appellation within the Graves region of Bordeaux. In the famous 1855 Classification of Bordeaux, d'Yquem was the only winery in the Sauternes region to be accorded the status of Premiere Cru Supérieur. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 8/6/17

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 July 30, 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's wines included a wide range of wines, with a nice handful from Italy. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Rainbow Over Margaux

Rainbow Over Margaux MARGAUX, FRANCE: A double rainbow frames the vineyards of Chateau Margaux in Bordeaux as the sun sets. Margaux is one of four original Premier Grand Cru classÉ wines according to the famous 1855 Bordeaux Classification. Show More Summary

55th Annual Wine Library Tasting: August 13, Napa

Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine. Large, themed tastings like the ZAP Zinfandel Festival are great opportunities to get a sense of a certain varietal...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 7/30/17

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 July 23, 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's wines included a few bottles that had escaped my attention for a while. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Monolith and Vines

Monolith and Vines PAUILLAC, FRANCE: A topiary assumes monolithic proportions in front of rows of vines at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned by the Rothschild family since the 19th Century. Lafite, as it is affectionately...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Wine Writer Stephen Brook

Episode 424 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features wine writer Stephen Brook. Brook has authored anthologies, travel books, and a wide range of wine books over the last thirty years, including The Complete Bordeaux,...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 7/23/17

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 July 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's wines...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Another Load

Another Load PESSAC, FRANCE: A worker unloads another load of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes on harvest day at Château Haut-Brion in Bordeaux. The estate dates back to the year 1525, with the main chateau building begun in 1549. Haut-Brion...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 7/16/17

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

The Wine Dinner Advocate

On 5 July, the tyre company (and restaurant guide publisher) Michelin announced their ownership of a 40% stake in wine critic Robert M Parker, Jr's The Wine Advocate for an undisclosed sum. The press release issued by Michelin concerning the purchase is remarkably short on strategic intent. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of July 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's wines, after several weeks of being a bit red heavy, lean towards the white end of the spectrum. Show More Summary

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