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When the good people at NakedWines.com asked me to endorse their efforts, I responded as honestly as I could: “Folks: I’ve never heard of most of your winemakers and I’ve never tasted any of these wines. I can’t endorse [...]
When you ask San Francisco Bay Area residents about Livermore, you’ll get two responses frequently: it’s hot and there are windmills. Except in Livermore those famous windmills are really the Altamont Pass Wind Farm. Although somewhat [...]
While there are memorable sparklers and Alsace varietal bottlings, Anderson Valley is Pinot Noir territory. The typical Anderson Valley Pinot Noir is more savory and tightly wound, rather than fruity and grand like Oregon or distinctly [...]
The Anderson Valley is its own world really, self-sustaining, and heavily agricultural. Only recently have the apples been displaced by wine grapes as the prominent crop, making this region home to some of the most coveted [...]
http://www.schugwinery.com/ In 1976 California was celebrating victory at “The Judgement of Paris”. Their wines took first place not only for white wine, but also for red in a blind tasting; paneled by some of the greatest [...]
Alice Fiering, prominent critic of the ripe, low-acid, high-alcohol international style of wine, examines a trend among some California winemakers moving away from the standard, jammy California style. But blazing this path may prove more difficult [...]