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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

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I'll Drink to That: Christy Canterbury, Master of Wine

22 hours agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

Episode 290 of I'll Drink to That has been posted, and it features Christy Canterbury. Christy is an MW who writes on wine topics for various publications, does speaking engagements related to wine, consults for restaurants and retail, and participates in wine judging competitions. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Ready to Go

Ready to Go NAPA VALLEY, CA: Clusters of ripe Carneros chardonnay are nearly ready to be harvested near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest, in full swing at the moment, has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine...Show More Summary

Warm Up: All About Nebbiolo

As one of the more fickle wine grapes to grow, committing to the production of Nebbiolo can be a true labor of love. Nebbiolo has a long growing season; it will flower early but ripen late, increasing the time during which things can go wrong. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Danilo Nada of Nada Fiorenzo

Episode 289 of I'll Drink to That has been posted, and it features Danilo Nada, who works with his father Bruno at Nada Fiorenzo in the Treiso area of Barbaresco. When it comes to Barolo there is some awareness in the market that Serralunga is different from La Morra, and that both are different than Verduno. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 8/23

I read a lot of stuff about wine on the Internet. People frequently ask me for recommendations. But there's just so much out there and only so much room in my head. In part that's why I've been curating a wine magazine on on Flipboard for the last year or so. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Night Sorting

Night Sorting HEALDSBURG, CA: The 2015 grape harvest continues to gain speed as vineyard workers pick under lights in the early morning hours in Healdsburg, California. Despite some of the warmest and driest weather in recorded history,...Show More Summary

Small is Beautiful: The Champagnes of Savart

The famous designers Charles and Ray Eames, in the employ of the then young company named IBM, once created a groundbreaking piece of film suggesting the relative scale of the universe in "Powers of Ten". It begins with footage of a picnic and zooms out to a galactic scale before zooming back in to an atomic level. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Karl duHoffmann of Anchor Brewing

Episode 288 of I'll Drink to That has been released, and features Karl duHoffmann of Anchor Brewers and Distillers and Orchard Hill Cider Mill in New York. Anchor Brewers and Distillers is the parent company of Anchor Steam Beer, among...Show More Summary

Warm Up: Jerez de la Frontera

The wine legacy of Jerez is linked directly to the region's strategic location. Jerez sits on the Atlantic, just in front of the Straight of Gibraltar, and over the millennia the region has attracted many merchants. During the height of seafaring years, the city of Cádiz became extremely important as one of the major ports in Europe. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Antonio Flores of González Byass

Episode 287 of I'll Drink to That has been posted, and it features Antonio Flores of Sherry producer Gonzalez Byass. Flores is the chief oenologist and master blender of sherry at González Byass, in the Jerez region of Spain. Over the...Show More Summary

California 2015 - Vintage of Fire

Harvest has begun in earnest in California, but so far it is overshadowed, quite literally in some cases, by what is shaping up to be one of the worst wildfire seasons the state has seen in decades. As I write this, some 12,000 firefighters...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 8/16

I read a lot of stuff about wine on the Internet. People frequently ask me for recommendations. But there's just so much out there and only so much room in my head. In part that's why I've been curating a wine magazine on on Flipboard for the last year or so. Show More Summary

A Selection of Georgian Wines

If you've never had a wine from the Republic of Georgia, then you've never really tasted history. By most estimates, Georgia is the birthplace of winemaking, which is to say that this region (the area where Georgia, Turkey, and Armenia connect on today's maps) houses the earliest archeological evidence of winemaking yet known. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Summer Wolff of Indie Wineries

Episode 286 of I'll Drink to That has been released, and features Summer Wolff of Indie Wineries. Indie Wineries is an importer, mostly focused on Italian wines although with some domestic and other international selections. Summer is...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: It's Ripe!

It's Ripe! HEALDSBURG, CA: Pinot noir grapes ripening at McMurray Ranch near Healdsburg, California. The combination of drought and exceedingly warm temperatures are pushing the California grape harvest earlier and earlier. INSTRUCTIONS: Download...Show More Summary

Warm Up: The Story of Botrytis

Burgenland vineyard in winter with Lake Neusiedl in the background. The study of fungi has lagged behind other biological scientific studies for several reasons. First, mushrooms and fungi tend to grow on dead or decaying plants and animals, so for centuries they had psychological ties to the afterlife and in some religions were even considered evil. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Winemaker Gerhard Kracher

Episode 285 of I'll Drink to That has been released, and features Winemaker Gerhard Kracher of Weinlaubenhof Kracher, in Austria's Burgenland region. Curious about the differences between Welschriesling and Riesling? How about Scheurebe...Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 8/9

People frequently ask me which blogs I read, where I get my wine news, and more. The answer is, all sorts of things from all over the place. For some time now, I've been curating what I think the best of what the web has to offer every...Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of August 2, 2015

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 tasting...Show More Summary

I'll Drink To That: Sommelier and Wine Consultant John Slover

Episode 284 of I'll Drink to That has been released, and features sommelier and wine consultant John Slover. John Slover grew up in a teetotaler family, had his first taste of wine almost by chance, and then devoured the subject. He is type of person who checks out every book in the library on wine and reads it twice. Show More Summary

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