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Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/25/27

10 hours agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

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 18, 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's wines...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Inner Circle

The Inner Circle POMEROL, FRANCE: A cobblestone couryard decorates the estate at Château Pétrus on Bordeaux's Right Bank. The wines of Pomerol have never undergone classification, so while Pétrus is widely regarded as one of the top estates in Bordeaux, it is not and has never been a First Growth. Show More Summary

Take a Ride with the California Rhone Rangers

There is more to life than Cabernet, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. It's quite easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to wine, mostly because the rut isn't all that uncomfortable. You shouldn't be blamed for drinking what you like. OnShow More Summary

Podcasts - A New Medium for Wine

For those interested in learning more about wine without visiting wine country themselves, the methods for doing so haven't changed much in the past 30 years. There were books and courses to be had, and then, later, internet sites. There were occasional television shows with varying, if limited, lifespans. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/18/17

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. Freak hail storm hits Napa Valley vineyards HAIL. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Elena Pantaleoni of La Stoppa

Episode 423 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Elena Pantaleoni, the proprietor of the La Stoppa winery in Italy's Emilia region. Sometimes an I'll Drink to That! episode isn't as directly about wine as you might think. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of June 11, 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's wines included a couple of stellar new releases from one of my favorite Pinot producers in California, Cobb wines. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Hallowed Halls

Hallowed Halls PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Candles light the way in the caves at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned by the Rothschild family since the 19th Century. Lafite, as it is affectionately known, is one of four First Growths...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Christian Moueix of La Fleur-Petrus and Dominus Estate

Episode 422 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Christian Moueix, who is the president of Etablissements Jean-Pierre Moueix, based on the Right Bank of Bordeaux, France. Christian oversees several properties in Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, including Chateau La Fleur-Petrus, Chateau Trotanoy, and Chateau Hosanna. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/10/17

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

Pressing Pause on the Wine Samples, Please

Hello wine industry folks. I'm requesting that you stop sending me samples for a while. Both fortunately and unfortunately (given the crazy price of real estate these days) I am in the process of moving from San Francisco across the bay to Piedmont. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of June 4, 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's wines included a few of the new releases from the little outfit known as Big Table Farm in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: The Tower

The Tower SAUTERNES, FRANCE: The last rays of the evening sun strike the tower 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

I'll Drink to That: Wine Director and author Victoria James

Episode 421 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Victoria James, the Wine Director of Piora restaurant, in New York City's West Village, and the co-author of Drink Pink: A Celebration of Rosé. Victoria JamesShow More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 6/4/17

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 Michael Garner

Episode 420 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Michael Garner, the co-author of the book "Barolo: Tar and Roses - A Study of the Wines of Alba" and the author of the forthcoming "Amarone and the Fine Wines of Verona." Michael Garner co-wrote one of the classic books on Barolo, and one of the first on the subject in English. Show More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of May 28, 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's installment is all red, and includes some very tasty bottles. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Experience at Work

Experience at Work PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Experienced hands are the only thing trusted to harvest the grapes at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned by the Rothschild family since the 19th Century. Lafite, as it is known affectionately,...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Winemaker Beppe Colla of Prunotto winery

Episode 419 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Beppe Colla, the longtime winemaker for the Prunotto winery in the Piemonte, where he was also at one point a co-owner. He was one of the first to offer single...Show More Summary

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