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Archived Since:February 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Vinography Unboxed: Week of May 22, 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 nice values from Italy in the form of Inama Soave and Selvapiana Chianti Rufina. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: New Life

New Life SANTA YNEZ, CA: Vineyards and hillsides in Happy Canyon shine green thanks to winter rain in Santa Ynez, California. Much of California Wine Country is pretty happy these days thanks to the much needed moisture. INSTRUCTIONS: Download...Show More Summary

Warm Up: The Soils of Alsace

By Erin Scala Alsace is one of the world's unique wine regions, and its uniqueness begins with its soil. As a land between two faults, many of the vineyards sit between the Vosges Fault and the Rhine Fault. Intense geologic activity that shook things up about 45 million years ago, around the same time the Alps formed. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Olivier Humbrecht of Domaine Zind-Humbrecht

Episode 362 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Olivier Humbrecht, who today leads the Zind-Humbrecht winery in Alsace. Olivier Humbrecht is widely known to be one of wine's deep thinkers, a cerebral man who has an answer for even some of the field's most obscure and abstruse questions. Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Winemaker Dan Petroski of Massican

Episode 361 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Dan Petroski, who is the winemaker for Larkmead in addition to having his own wine and vermouth label, Massican. Dan Petroski is well known in the wine community today, but originally he began in the publishing industry, working for some high profile magazines in New York City. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 5/22/16

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 May 15, 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 wines from some favorite producers down in Santa Barbara County, Presqu'ile and Palmina. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: High Stakes

High Stakes LOS OLIVOS, CA: Weather resistant galvanized steel vineyard stakes glisten in the early morning light at Stolpman Vineyards near Los Olivos, California. Most of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of...Show More Summary

Uneasy Relief in California

If you were to take a road trip right now between Los Angeles and San Francisco, mile after mile of green rolling hills (such as these in Santa Maria, captured by George Rose) might be enough to convince you that things were back toShow More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 5/15/16

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: Sam Ehrlich of the Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group

Episode 360 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Sam Ehrlich, who is the Wine Director of the Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group. Blue Ribbon is based in New York, though they recently opened a restaurant in L.A. as well. Sam...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Spring Colors

Spring Colors LOS OLIVOS, CA: An agave plant, adjacent to a vineyard at Zaca Mesa Winery, is surrounded by a vivid pink ice plant as viewed near Los Olivos, California. Most of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year...Show More Summary

2016 Rhone Rangers Tasting: June 10-11, San Francisco

Spring is in the air here in San Francisco. The plum and some cherry blossoms have already burst forth, those with allergies are suffering a bit, and we've got sunshine into the dinner hour thanks to the magic of daylight savings time. Spring...Show More Summary

I'll Drink to That: Nicoletta Bocca of San Fereolo

Episode 359 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Nicoletta Boca of the San Fereolo winery in the Piemonte of Italy. San Fereolo is within the Dogliani area of the Piemonte, where the specialty is Dolcetto. San Fereolo is one of a handful of wineries in the world that have a special way with Dolcetto. Show More Summary

Book Review: Shadows in the Vineyard by Maximillian Potter

Review By Camille Berry Domaine Romanée-Conti's wines are perhaps the most famous in the world, and amongst the most expensive. The highly allocated bottles are reasonably scarce and cause a craze among collectors, particularly when it comes to bottles of the wine made from the Romanée-Conti vineyard itself. Show More Summary

Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 5/8/16

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: Tom Peters of Monk's Cafe

Episode 358 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Tom Peters, the proprietor of the Monk's Cafe, a Belgian beer bar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tom Peters has helped to put seriously good Belgian beer in frontShow More Summary

Vinography Unboxed: Week of May 1, 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

I'll Drink to That: Daniel Brunier of Vieux Télégraphe

Episode 357 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Daniel Brunier, a partner in the Vieux Télégraphe and Domaine la Roquète wineries in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Les Pallières in Gigondas, and Château Massaya in Lebanon. Daniel...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Green Gold

Green Gold SANTA MARIA, CA: The vineyards and hillsides along the Tepusquet Bench in Santa Maria Valley are covered with wild mustard as viewed near Santa Maria, California. Much of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth...Show More Summary

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