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  • A C.V.N.E. Vina Real Retrospective Tasting

    There are few great values in the world of aged fine wine, and it’s not a growth category. In fact, the number of options available to those with a modest...


  • Carmenere: The Other Red Meat Wine

    I am a big fan of Carmenere, and really appreciate the way the fruit and savory flavors of a well done Carmenere pair with beef. Not just any beef, mind you....


  • The Wines of South Africa

    Discovering wines is one of the most compelling aspects of this business, and in fact of the whole wine enthusiast culture. The fact that there is always...


  • Wines Only from the Source

    Our world of wine roughly breaks down into three distinct categories. The vast majority of wines are produced using a handful of international varieties that...


  • Gruner Around the Globe

    Gruner Veltliner, arguably the original hipster wine, has grown up and become a standard in the classical pantheon of top white wines. Along the way it was...


  • A Calistoga Classic

    Last year I was lucky to have suffered from an excess of riches, but my travel schedule pushed reporting on many events to the bottom of my pile. I'm only...


  • Chianti for Every Day

    Often overlooked, and suffering still from its days in straw covered fiasci, Chianti continues to offer great value to the savvy shopper. A large region of...


  • PVA White Wines of Italy Seminar

    Italy, the land of vines, it's confusing as heck, right? You bet it is, which is why I took advantage of the opportunity to conduct a tour of the white wines...


  • The Wines of Brazil

    Next up in our series of Snooth Peoples Voice Awards Wine Writer Seminar portfolios (that's a mouthful) are reports on the little known wines of Brazil. I've...


  • The Wines of Scarpa

    Casa Vinicola Scarpa is a venerable house, producing, among other wines, Barolo and Barbera that virtually no one in the States is familiar with. Not...


  • A Dinner for Wine/Lovers

    I'm a lucky wine gal, indeed. I spent Valentine's Day sipping Oregon wine at the Ram's Head Bar inside Timberline Lodge, watching the clouds form and...


  • Top Zinfandel Values

    I make no secret of my love for Zinfandel. It’s California’s greatest red wine, with Petite Sirah making it a competitive race. Yes, that goes against...


  • Bad Wine

    There are many potential flaws in wines, and the sad part is that, more often than not, the flaw is so subtle that it ruins our experience without us even...


  • March Events for Wine Lovers

    No matter where you live, there’s a great wine event lurking around the corner for the weekend of March 22nd and 23rd. As the weather warms up (and I know...


  • Napa Value

    I‘ve been tasting through recent Cabernet releases from the Napa Valley and have been struck by the appeal of many of the wines. This is due in small part...


  • 2010 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    Châteauneuf-du-Pape has been on fire lately. With spiraling prices and an explosion of points fueling that rise, it’s both hard to ignore...


  • Tasting Beaucastel

    Sometimes the wine gods conspire against you. I actually knew something like this was coming. Things had been going too well for too long. I recently thought...


  • Where To Go in February

    Well, winter is here, or at least it was. While it may have been been frigid here in NYC the week before last, we're now experiencing more moderate...


  • 2010 Burgundy

    Burgundy has been on a bit of roll as of late, both in the bottle and with consumers, or perhaps I should say collectors. While the Bordeaux bubble of 2011...


  • Top 8 2010 Burgundies

    2010 Burgundies are hitting the shelves, or in some cases due to the marriage of limited quantities and high ratings, are slipping through the retail...


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