Blog Profile / Vinography


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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

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2017 - The Dangerous Vintage

In 2017, the United States suffered the most weather-inflicted natural disasters in a single year since records have been kept. Eighteen separate events, ranging from tornadoes to hailstorms, from floods to wildfires, exceeded $1 billion...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 1/14/17

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: Gravelly

Gravelly MARGAUX, FRANCE: Skies flecked with white clouds hang above clay soils flecked with gravel at Chateau Margaux. Margaux is one of four original Premier Grand Cru classé wines according to the famous 1855 Bordeaux Classification. Show More Summary

Napa Luxe

What is the defining characteristic of a wine region? The answer depends on who you ask, of course, but typical responses often range among the many distinctive aspects of the wine world: geology, topography, oenology, or even culture. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 1/7/18

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

Drink Amazing Riesling at Rieslingfeier: January 27, New York City

Did you know that at the turn of the 19th Century, the Rieslings of Germany were more costly and sought after than the greatest wines of Bordeaux? It's hard to say that it's been downhill ever since, but almost certainly, Riesling doesn't get the attention it deserves. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Inner World

Inner World SAUTERNES, FRANCE: An inner world peeks out through the skin of a Semillon grape in the vineyards 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

I'll Drink to That: Aldo Vacca of Produttori del Barbaresco

Episode 440 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and features Aldo Vacca, the Managing Director of the Produttori del Barbaresco in Italy's Piemonte region. If in the future I need someone to cogently and efficiently sum up 100 years worth of change and evolution, I will definitely reach out to Aldo Vacca. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of December 31, 2017

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 December 24, 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 marks...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Wide Sky

The Wide Sky GIRONDE, FRANCE: Cumulus clouds hang across the wide expanse of sky above the vineyards of Chateau Ausone in Gironde on Bordeaux's Right Bank near Saint-Émilion. Ausone is one of only 4 wines classified as Premier GrandShow More Summary

Why You Should Pay More for Champagne (And What to Buy When You Can't)

Valentine's day. Easter. Halloween. New Year's Eve. What do all these holidays have in common? They each drive some of the highest yearly consumption of a single product. As we approach the end of the year, Champagne dominates the wine media headlines. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 12/25/17

Welcome to the Christmas edition of 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...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Rhône Vintner Jean Gonon

Episode 439 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and features Jean Gonon of Domaine Pierre Gonon in the Saint-Joseph appellation of France's Northern Rhône Valley. Domaine Pierre Gonon has moved to the top rank of Saint-Joseph producers today, and Jean Gonon is clear about the reason why: proper farming of old vines. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Storm Light

Storm Light POMEROL, FRANCE: The sunset peeks around roiling storm clouds above Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol, on Bordeaux's Right Bank. Pétrus became famous in the late 1800s after winning a gold medal at the Paris Universal Exhibition, beating out many more famous estates. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 10/17

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

I'll Drink to That: Burgundy Legend Dominique Lafon

Episode 438 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and features Dominique Lafon, the Managing Director of Domaine des Comtes Lafon, the Burgundy domaine based in Meursault. Dominique is also the founder of the Mâcon winery Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon, and the Burgundy négociant label Dominique Lafon. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of December 10, 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 was the sparkling edition of my samples tasting, because, well, it's that time of year isn't it. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Silver Morning

Silver Morning MARGAUX, FRANCE: Winter-bare trees peek out of the morning mist on the grounds of Chateau Margaux. Margaux is one of four original Premier Grand Cru classé wines according to the famous 1855 Bordeaux Classification. The...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: The Wines of Crete

Episode 437 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, in which Erin Scala leads an exploration of the grape varieties grown on Crete. Erin offers a panaromic view of Greece's largest island through on-site interviews with several...Show More Summary

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