Blog Profile / Vinography


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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A Lesson in the Loss of Denis Malbec

On April 16th, we lost one of Napa's greatest talents in a car crash. Denis was an acquaintance, and a man in the prime of his life, who I believe was making the best wines of his career. Today, the county coroner revealed that at the...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Kimberly Prokoshyn of Rebelle Restaurant

Episode 368 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Kimberly Prokoshyn, the Head Sommelier and wine buyer for Rebelle restaurant in Manhattan. Finding someone who is genuinely happy in the restaurant business, and who radiants that, is a great pleasure and a relatively rare one. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/19/16

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 June 12, 2016

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

Warm Up: Richebourg

Richebourg sits in the village of Vosne-Romanée. In total, Vosne-Romanée contains about 200 hectares of vineyards, 8.03 hectares of which are Richebourg. For centuries, Vosne-Romanée was simply "Vosne" in various spellings and permutations. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Jean-Nicolas Méo of Méo-Camuzet

Episode 367 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Jean-Nicolas Méo of Méo-Camuzet in Burgundy and the Nicolas-Jay winery in Oregon. I've noticed over time that one of the advantages Burgundy possesses is an abundance of highly articulate vignerons and proprietors to speak about the wines. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: It's Nice to be King

It's Nice to be King HEALDSBURG, CA: Kendall-Jackson's Sentinel Oak is perched above the fog near Healdsburg, California. The company has been buying up more boutique winery properties lately, including Siduri, and most recently Copain. INSTRUCTIONS: Download...Show More Summary

Warm Up: Semillon

By Erin Scala Likely from Bordeaux, and possibly from Saint Émilion, Sémillon's name may come from an old pronunciation of Saint Émilion. In France, Sémillon is usually blended with Sauvignon Blanc to make Bordeaux Blanc. When grownShow More Summary

It's Time for American Wineries to Grow Up

OK America, it's time to put on your big boy pants, and start playing responsibly with the rest of the world. 10 years ago, the U.S. Government cut a deal with the European Union that guaranteed we would not allow companies in this country to mis-use the protected place names for European wine regions. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Joy Kull of La Villana Winery

Episode 366 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Joy Kull of La Villana, a winery she recently co-founded in Gradoli, Italy. Joy Kull was a hospitality school student at Cornell when she developed an interest in wine that would in a short amount of years take her to Italy to explore winemaking hands on. Show More Summary

Marin County Wine Celebration: June 26, Mill Valley

It's all too common these days for wine producers to play a game of one-upmanship when it comes to the extremity of the growing conditions in which they make their wine. And none of these games is more prominent than the chest thumping...Show More Summary

Pursuing Balance in California No Longer

On 23 May, Jasmine Hirsch and Rajat Parr issued a press release announcing their intention to end the massively popular 'In Pursuit of Balance' wine-tasting events that they initiated in 2011. In the past two years the event had expanded...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/12/16

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

I'll Drink to That: Bruce Tyrrell of Tyrrell's Wines, Australia

Episode 365 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Bruce Tyrrell of Tyrrell's Wines, the winery based in the Hunter Valley of Australia's New South Wales. The Hunter Valley was one of the first Australian regions to...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of June 5, 2016

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: Vine Viewing

Vine Viewing TEMECULA, CA: Hot air balloons prepare to take flight near Monte De Oro Winery in Temecula, California. Temecula Valley, Southern California's Wine Country, located 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles and one hour north of...Show More Summary

Warm Up: Single Vineyard Expressions in Barolo

By Erin Scala. In the first half of the 1900s, producers in Barolo generally blended wines from different vineyards and bottled them together. In addition to the levels of complexity that you'd get from the subtle differences in ripeness...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Alex Sanchez of the Brovia Winery

Episode 364 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Alex Sanchez, who works with the Brovia sisters at the Brovia family winery in the Piemonte, Italy. Alex Sanchez refers to Barolo in this interview as a wine of "many faces," with many different personalities. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/5/16

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

California's Most Interesting Wines: Tasting the 7% Solution

One of the "worst" mistakes any wine lover can make involves the wine drinking equivalent of getting stuck in a rut. Lots of people know what they like, and choose to stick with it, always opting for the Merlot, or the Pinot Noir, or...Show More Summary

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