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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Vinography Unboxed: Week of January 31, 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 a couple of nice white wines, starting with a very nice Viognier from Anaba in Sonoma Valley. Show More Summary

Ridiculous Recommendations about Wine and Pregnancy

In news that will be welcomed by women everywhere in America, the only time you should drink a glass of wine is when you're actively taking birth control pills. Say what?!?! What crackpot organization would suggest something so ridiculous,...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds SANTA YNEZ, CA: A grape vineyard on Happy Canyon Road is viewed at sunrise near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley hasShow More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Brad Hickey of Brash Higgins Winery

Episode 335 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Brad Hickey, who is the winemaker of the Brash Higgins winery in the McLaren Vale of Australia. This is an interview in two parts, really. In the first half of the...Show More Summary

The 25th Annual Zinfandel Experience Tasting: February 27, San Francisco

I'm not exactly sure how long a particular event has to have been going on for it to be credibly labeled an institution, but whatever that length of time, the annual festivities put on by ZAP, the Zinfandel Advocates and Producers society in San Francisco would certainly qualify. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 2/1/16

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the Interwebs. 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 January 24, 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 offered...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Paul Roberts of Colgin Cellars

Episode 334 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Master Sommelier Paul Roberts of Colgin Cellars. Paul Roberts could obviously address any number of wine related topics. This is someone who has worked at the highest...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Forward and Back

Forward and Back HEALDSBURG, CA: Rolling hills of Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines at Medlock Ames Winery in the Alexander Valley are the backdrop to a reflection in a car rear-view mirror near Healdsburg, California. After several very...Show More Summary

Martha Stewart's Wine Cellar is a Disaster

She may be the queen of organization, but Martha Stewart really needs some help when it comes to the wine cellar for her Winter House. Stewart made a blog post today with photos of her wine cellar reorganization project in progress that...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga of Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta

Episode 332 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga, the owner of Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta in Rioja and Pazo de Barrantes in Galicia, Spain. Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga's father purchased...Show More Summary

2016 International Alsace Varietals Festival: February 20, Boonville

With all the fanfare surrounding Cabernet and Pinot Noir coupled with the obsession this country seems to have with Chardonnay, it's sometimes hard for people to remember that California produces a lot of other different kinds of wine. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 1/24

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the Interwebs. 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: Paul Grieco of Terroir

Episode 332 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Paul Grieco, Riesling impresario and proprietor of Terroir Wine Bar in Manhattan. Paul Grieco is often known for outlandish behavior, whether it be suggesting Lord...Show More Summary

12 Years of Wine Writing and (Who's) Counting?

Welcome to my silk anniversary. As quietly as it usually does, the anniversary of beginning this blog slipped by last week without much fanfare. I've never understood the rationale for the traditional anniversary gifts except perhaps...Show More Summary

Premier Cru, Premier Fraud?

In the early 2000s, when my aspirations to own wine began to move beyond the small rack of a dozen bottles in my kitchen, a winemaker friend of mine suggested I explore the offerings of Premier Cru. A cold, nondescript wine store inShow More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of January 17, 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: Lake Effect

Lake Effect PENTICTON, CANADA: Hillside vineyards in the Naramata Bench wine region near downtown Penticton in British Columbia, Canada. Located across the U.S. Border in the northeast corner of Washington State, the Okanagan ValleyShow More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars

Episode 331 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars in Washington State. This may in fact be the longest episode of I'll Drink to That! ever, as it clocks in at a full two hours.Show More Summary

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

Well hello there, 2016! It just snuck right up on us. Or at least that's the way I feel. Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the Interwebs. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those...Show More Summary

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