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  • The Capitols of Cabernet

    Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most popular and widely planted red grape varietals in the world. Part of its attraction is that it has a distinctive and...


  • Red Blends $20 to $55

    A funny thing happens when you start tasting red blends that are priced over about $20, they start looking a lot more like Bordeaux. Now the wines may be...


  • What's Good On Your Shelves?

    Today I'm turning the tables. Instead of just writing stuff for you all to read, how about a little reciprocity? For starters, I doubt that you noticed, but...


  • Holiday Guide to Cava

    If your budget can’t afford Champagne, and you’ve had one too many glasses of prosecco this year, consider ringing in 2013 with Spain’s popular...


  • Top 10 Cabernets That You Can Find Almost Anywhere

    One of the main frustrations voiced by our readers is the difficulty one sometimes encounters when trying to track down highly rated wines. Unfortunately,...


  • Top Wine Gifts from $25 to $50

    Last week I wrote about gifts for your high-end wine lovers. I realize that $100 a bottle sounds like a heck of a lot of money, so today I’m taking a look...


  • 5 Basic Pairing Concepts

    We’re heading full steam into the holiday season, the time of year most people find themselves in front of seemingly endless shelves of wine wondering what...


  • Ports Worth Trying

    The holiday season is prime dessert wine drinking time for several reasons. It’s hard to drink a lot of dessert wine. They come after a huge meal and many...


  • Top Super Premium Wines

    Today, I’m adding to the list of winners from Snooth’s inaugural People’s Voice Wine Awards. We’ve revealed the value and premium category winners...


  • 9 Basic Traits of Wine

    Some of my recent wine reviews have featured a new approach to reviewing. I’m trying to make my reviews more useful to a broader range of wine lovers, so...


  • Top Merlot From $15 to $20

    I often say that the sweet spot for wine falls roughly in the $15 to $25 range. In this range, you can find producers who are out of favor, undiscovered, or...


  • Lagrein: The Iconic Grape of Alto Adige

    Coming from the rugged Dolomite Mountains along the border of Austria in North Central Italy, Lagrein is the iconic red grape of Italy’s Alto Adige region....


  • Amarone Buying Guide

    Amarone is essentially a modern day update on a traditional wine made for centuries from dried grapes in the area around Verona in Italy’s Veneto...


  • The Six Wines You Should Have on Hand Right Now

    With the end of summer approaching, it is easy to get caught with one’s proverbial pants down. All this sun and warm weather has turned our brains to mush...


  • PVA FOR THE TRADE

    Snooth's People's Voice Awards are revolutionizing wine awards and helping to identify not only the most popular brands in America, but also the brands of...


  • The Wines and Wineries of Brazil

    What follows are brief snapshots of 10 important Brazilian wineries I visited in May. They all play specific roles in the Brazilian wine industry, whether...


  • Your PVA update

    Given that we are gripped by Olympics fever, it's only fitting that we take another look at the People's Voice Wine Awards standings. In case you've missed...


  • Bucket List Wines: France

    We’re back, this time picking up were we left off and continuing the countdown of my bucket list wines. It would be easy to say that the sky’s the limit,...


  • Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Producers

    Producing a top 10 list like this one requires a lot of discipline, and a thick skin! The choices I make reflect my preferences. The truth is that I am...


  • Chilean Carmenere

    As you may know I’m just back from a trip to Chile, where I spent a week traveling around much of the country in search of great wines. While Chile’s...


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