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A toast to December holidays
The color of wine
In the news: Red wine and headaches
Holiday feasts: What wine to choose?
Looking for greatness in Chenin Blanc
Don’t overlook Alsace
“Serve well chilled”? Not!
Three amigos: Single varietal vs blends
Tastes like … Oregon!
Maps matter because place matters
Dessert in a glass: Tawny Port
A tasty introduction to Uruguay
Great words about wine
A taste of Mount Etna
Getting to know Vermentino
A 21st Century white Burgundy
Picpoul is a lip-stinger … in a good way
What do I see in wine, anyway?
Australia, I’ve missed you
Two good whites to beat the heat
Looking for cheap Nebbiolo? Good luck …
“Fresh, clean” orange wine: oxymoron?
Rosé: How much should we pay?
‘Tis the season … for rosé wine
Noble and upwardly mobile: A Tuscan favorite
Let’s have a picnic!
The wayward wind …
Nobody would ban this Beaujolais
Is it French? Tasty Chilean Cabernet
French Paradox? Never mind!
Don’t give up on Bordeaux
Green wine for St. Patrick’s Day? Naah.
A Super Tuscan for $10?
Speaking of Montepulciano
You say Montepulciano, I say … Montepulciano?
Winter sipper: Madeira Sercial
Frogs and princesses: Finding good cheap wine
Don’t be afraid: Pop that cork with style
Three good wine books and a Sicilian red
Complex wine … what’s that mean?
This wine is closed (for now)
Orange wine: No, it’s not citrus
Minerality: There’s that word again
A rosé for all seasons
Thinking about the wine we drink
A different kind of red wine
How much should a wine bottle weigh?
Wine shop quest: Chenin Blanc
Obscure but delicious Savoie white
Hola, Señor Pedro Ximenez!
Outstanding Provence rosé
Wine and summertime!
A fresh look at Chardonnay
Cellaring without a cellar
Rediscovering South Africa Chenin Blanc
A matter of degree
Decoding German wine
A physics lesson in a screw cap
Nostalgia and Carcassonne wine
Welcome back, Shiraz!
What’s your story, Syrah?
Sniff! Sniff! What’s that fruit?
Happy New Year, wine lovers!
My top ten affordable wines of 2021
The best of Beaujolais
Wines for the holidays
Hemingway’s Friendly Valpolicella
Is it safe to go back in the … Bordeaux?
Vintage: Year after year
Delicious rosé from Pic St.-Loup
Sniff in stereo
Montepulciano: Best cheap wine?
Feeling the burn
Provence rosé to beat the heat
Let’s be Franc: This is good wine
Wine and cheese: Pecorino
La Vielle Ferme: Still a top value wine
St. Laurent: The best red wine you never tried
How do you feel about Riesling?
Will work for wine: a blast from the past
Time for Spring wines? Or not?
Would you drink a vegan wine?
Pinot Noir, goes with food
The many faces of Pinot Noir
Who’s afraid of sulfites?
Take a gulp of these wine statistics
Can we afford Cabernet Sauvignon?
Shaken or stirred: Lillet
Tawny or Ruby? Name your Port
My top 7 affordable wines in 2020
Ventoux for value
Bubbly this week? Maybe.
Organic wine? Here’s a good one
Try a Soave: You’ll like it
Fall-anghina and Italian whites
How does climate change taste?
Smoke, pandemic threaten vineyard workers
The Dracula Effect: Red wine, purple teeth
Fiery food and wine: Feel the burn!
Chill, don’t freeze
The sad pleasure of that last bottle
Wine tasting goes virtual
When is a cork not a cork?
Time for comfort wine
What’s a punt?
Good news, bad news
Georges Duboeuf and his wine
Burgundy for the 1 percent?
Mapping the world of wine
23 and Zin
A chilly night, a fireplace, Amontillado
Trick or treat: Wine tariffs land today
Russian River stories
Anything and Chardonnay
Wine for a brain workout?
Cooling wines for blazing summer
Wine at the Supreme Court
Let’s talk about alcohol
Wine for health? How old are you?
Wine, meet bourbon
Who wants wine ingredient labeling?
The accidental cellar
Back to Bordeaux?
Enjoy a Pinot for our birthday!
Tell us about wines you enjoyed in 2018!
Don’t buy this wine gift … really!
When life gives you lemons …
Wines that make us thankful
Erasing Montepulciano confusion
Rehabilitating Beaujolais … and gin
Is ‘minerality’ a word?
Expanding pizza’s wine horizons
Wine allergen warnings: Good idea?
Mmm, Tawny Port! Why wait?
Don’t water that wine!
Leave nothing you love in a hot car
Wine grapes with a laugh
Wild weather threatens wine
Returning to the rest of Italy
Not April Fool: Coffee in your wine
Wine prices: How low can you go?
It’s Open That Bottle … Month!
What if my wine freezes?
It’s 2018! What’s your wine plan?
Happy holidays! Still shopping?
Please, may I have more wine?
Party time! How much to buy?
Two for Thanksgiving
New Zealand’s other grape: Pinot Noir
Fortified-wine cocktails? Why not?
Unexpected wine scents: Petrol
This red wine deserves a promotion
How would Hamilton toast?
A holiday salute to Israeli wine
Any Port in a storm
Wine mind tricks
Do you pair wine and music?
This is your brain on cork
Spritz your wine?
Would you drink wine in a can?
Let’s think pink for summer!
What ever happened to corks?
Isn’t every day National Wine Day?
France elects a friend of wine?
Wine: good for the brain?
Hugh Johnson, encore!
Drip, drip, no drip?
Open that bottle!
Who’s No. 1 in wine?
Floods drown California drought
Sour Grapes: Not fake news, fake wine
A good Nouveau and a cheap Chianti
Bubbly: The chilling dilemma
Favorite “offbeat” grape?
Pascal Janvier 2015 Cuvée du Rosier Coteaux du Loir Rouge ($22.99)
Are screw caps the new normal?
Climate change and wine
Deep data and two good whites
A summer red and a good book
Beaujolais: Super for summer?
Riesling made simple(r)
Riesling around the world
Can you say “Torrontes”?
Wine label mind games
What’s in a (grape) name?
Looking for Mr Good Chenin
Wine scores: What’s the point?
Can red wine sing without meat?
Red wine value? En Gard!
Let’s explore and taste Alsace
Riesling, I wish I could love you
For a good $10 value, call Italy
Bordeaux QPR: Mission Impossible?
Enjoying bubbly? Lose the flute.
Is QPR dying, or is it just me?
Wine list is meh? Have a cocktail!
Giving thanks for social wine
Wine after the holiday feast?
Go-to wine for the holiday table?
A little wine with your salad?
A fresh look at Lambrusco
Wine Focus: Zinfandel and its cousins
Feel the burn: Wine with fiery fare?
Eat your veggies … with wine?
La Vieille Ferme: 45 years of QPR
Loire Pinot: Rare and delicious
Exceptional Southern French white
Loire wines: A primer
Pursuing balance? Or anti-flavor wine elite?
Great pink wine. Looks white, smells red!
Do old vines make better wine?
The diversity of Italy
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