Blog Profile / Vinography


URL :http://www.vinography.com/
Filed Under:Food & Drink / Wine
Posts on Regator:1583
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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

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Devastation Continues in Napa and Sonoma

Forty people are confirmed dead. More than 172 people are still reported missing. More than 214,000 acres (86,602 hectares) and over 5,700 homes have been consumed in flames. Evacuations have displaced more than 100,000 people, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 10/15/17

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: Doug Frost, MS MW

Episode 432 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Doug Frost, who is both a Master of Wine and a Master Sommelier. Doug does consulting work as well as wine and spirits writing from a home base in Kansas City. Doug...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: A Long Row

A Long Row POMEROL, FRANCE: The sun sets over long rows of Merlot on the clay and gravel soils of 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 10/8/17

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 muck for the week. Enjoy. Sonoma and Napa wineries hit hard by Wine Country fires Devastation is the word. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of October 1, 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 couple of the newest releases from Dierberg Vineyards, a lovely little property down in Santa Barbara. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Wine Chapel

Wine Chapel GIRONDE, FRANCE: The last light of evening strikes a cloud on the horizon, as shadows deepen on a stone chapel and vines Chateau Ausone in Gironde on Bordeaux's Right Bank near Saint-Émilion. Ausone is one of only 4 wines...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 10/1/17

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: Wine Writer Victor Hazan

Episode 431 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Victor Hazan, who wrote the book "Italian Wine," published in 1982. Victor also co-wrote several cookbooks with his wife, the late Marcella Hazan. Victor Hazan...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of September 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 included...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Night Light

Night Light MARGAUX, FRANCE: The tree-lined main drive up to the Chateau is lit at night at Chateau Margaux. Margaux is one of four original Premier Grand Cru classÉ wines according to the famous 1855 Bordeaux Classification. The estate...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Importer Becky Wasserman-Hone

Episode 430 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Becky Wasserman-Hone, the founder and co-director of Becky Wasserman & Co., the exporter of European wines based in Burgundy. Becky Wasserman arrived in Burgundy in 1968, and immediately caught everyone's attention with her indoor plumbing. Show More Summary

How to Move Your Wine Collection Across Town

As some of you know, I recently moved house. After 17 years in San Francisco, we needed a bit more space and were ready to invest in real estate rather than in private school. I've always said I'd rather get a root canal than move, and that's definitely true. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Descent

The Descent SAUTERNES, FRANCE: A view down the main spiral staircase at 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 9/24/17

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

California 2017 - Sizzle and Shrivel

The weekend of 2 September 2017 northern California experienced the hottest temperatures ever recorded, at least since written records began in the middle of the nineteenth century. San Francisco hit 106 °F/41 °C, Livermore reached 115 °F/46 °C, and Napa shattered all previous records at 113 °F/45 °C. Show More Summary

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

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 September 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 there were more duds than delights, but I managed to pull a few good wines out of the pile. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Winemaker Bill Easton

Episode 429 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Bill Easton, the proprietor and winemaker of both Easton Wines and Domaine de la Terre Rouge in Amador County, California. The history of California wine has often...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Fruits of Labor

The Fruits of Labor POMEROL, FRANCE: A basket of freshly picked Merlot rests in the shade of an old vine at 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

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