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Zuccardi and Santa Julia from Argentina--Great Taste with Prices to Please

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Great Wine and Fun: Artesa and The Families Hill and Reynolds

Great Cabernet Sauvignon for $65 and Under – It Exists

Hartwell Estate and Beringer Vineyards

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Monsieur Boisset is Here to Stay

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What’s Up, and What’s Happening?

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Petit Verdot – the James Dean of Wine

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Nonsense in the Wine Ratings Game or Educate – Don’t Pontificate

Carbon Neutrality: What's it All About in the Wine Industry?

Carneros Wineries Celebrate Passport Weekend: Part I

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Spring Mountain’s Touch of Terroir Touches Participants

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Ravenswood Means Zinfandel Royalty

Wines Worth Searching For and Walter Schug

Pinot Noir Dream Week with MacMurray Ranch, Fort Ross, and Freestone

New Finds, a Fun YouTube, Tallulah, and Ballentine

New Finds in 09, Judd’s Hill, and the Napa Arts

South Beach Wine and Food Fest is at the Top

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Comparing Vintages, Great Wines for Under $65, Chappellet & Norman

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Wine News in Books, Studies, & Articles

Merlots Surprise, but Viader Never Does

The Veritable Smorgasbord

A Raymond Cruise, A Cabernet Franc Panel, and A Frank Family Move

The State of the Napa Dining Experience--Winter, 2008-09

Heavy-weight Fetzer Moves to Light-weight Bottles for a Happier Environment

The Napa Valley Vintners Take on Climate Change

The Marketing of Wine Phrases

A Wine Classic That Lives Up To Its Name

Hunting Down Some Killer Big Reds (and 1 Great White)

Sterling Vineyards – The Sky is the Limit

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Los Carneros and The Carneros Wine Alliance

Pinot, Pinot Everywhere

Thomas Jefferson Would Have Been Proud of California’s Monticello

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New Fine Wine Competition Chooses the Winners

Rocca on a Rampage

Ice Wine is for All Seasons

Spectacular Wines From Old and New Friends

What’s Up in Sonoma County

Let’s Take a Tour

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At the Napa Auction Friday Provides Barrels of Fun

Mendocino: Wine, Romance, and So Much More

Who Makes Wine Mirrors Other Advancements

Winery Round-Up

Mi Sueño is a Dream

Luna Vineyards

Wines, Wines Everywhere

Temecula is in its “Teen Years”

California Wine Finds

There is Just Lots Happening in our Wine World

A Writer’s Good Fortune is a Distributor Tasting

Don't Pass Over Hagafen Cellars

When You Visit the Napa Valley - Visit It All

Ghost Horse Gallops Ahead

Rieslings Are in Style

When a Wine is Good – It’s Good: Patz & Hall

South Beach, Florida Wine & Food Festival

Selected Winery Updates--October, 2006

Oriel Wines--A Better (or at least a new) Mousetrap

Ramey Wine Cellars Raises the Bar

De Loach Vineyards and Russian Hill Estate Winery

No "Whining" From Samuel Adams (wine & beer article)

Might Charbono be the New Cult Grape?

Mike Grgich Honored at CIA in Napa

The Sunday After (The Napa Valley Vintners Auction--2006)

Tasting Wines in St. Helena

The All Purpose Tasting Panel

Some Wineries and Vineyards are Still Pure Wine Country

Wine Institute and Florida Finally Get it Right About Direct Shipping

Sonoma County-An Old Friend and Some New "Finds"

The Sommelier’s Cup – It’s Still Romantic

Same Time Next Year (in) Mendocino, We Wrote

Darioush--A New Palace

Rombauer Vineyards--Works of Excellence

Ramey Wine Cellars -- Taste Extraordinaire

Spain Scores Again with Albarino

Amizetta's Rockin' Wines

Make Way for the 6th Bordeaux Variety

The Rhone Valley in California -- Part 1

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The Rhone Valley in California -- Part 3

Early Criticism of 2003 Vintage May Be Flawed

Havens, Medlock Ames and Ruston Family Vineyards

Kosher Wines Are Not Just For Passover

A Typical Napa Day

The Napa/Sonoma All Star Team

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The Newest Wonder of the Napa Valley--Palmaz Vineyards

Wine Pairing at Per Se in New York City

No One Does It Any Better Than Pride Mountain Vineyards

Santa Barbara County (plus a few miles North) is Wine Country Too

Spanish Wines Offer Low Price for Top Quality

Spring Mountain and Atlas Peak

We Love the Strong Ones

Tasting Rooms -- People There Can Make Your Trip

The Best Temperature To Drink Wine

Wine and Headaches -- Maybe Not What You Think

1998--Not a Great Year for Wine in California

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