USA, California, Central Coast: Recent & Upcoming Releases from Sine Qua Non & More

When one thinks of where the greatest Californian wines are made, Ventura isn’t at the top of the list. Yet Sine Qua Non, Fingers Crossed and Andremily are all crafted...

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France, Northern Rhône: A Marathon Last Day

Guigal’s stars are the single-vineyard wines from Côte-Rôtie. The négociant house Vidal Fleury is now owned by Guigal but run as a separate entity....

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USA, California: Fingers Crossed New Releases

It seems hard to believe that Fingers Crossed is now into its third bottling, the first release having been 2017....

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USA, Washington State: Spotlight on Walla Walla Valley

There’s a new generation of talented, innovative winemakers in this region, where great wine values and affordable top bottlings can still be found....

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USA, California, Paso Robles: Spotlight on Epoch Estate Wines

Quality continues on an upward trajectory at Epoch Estate Wines, where longtime winemaker Jordan Fiorentini crafts Rhône-based white and red blends....

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USA, Washington State: A First Look at the 2018 Vintage – Part 2

This report marks the end of my “first look” at the 2018 vintage in Washington. I am impressed by the wine quality, which just keeps getting better....

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USA, California, Paso Robles: Saxum’s 2018s

I’ve eagerly anticipated the 2018 vintage in Paso Robles, where cooler temperatures resulted in elegant, lifted wines. The Saxum 2018s do not disappoint....

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USA, California: Fingers Crossed – New Releases

This is "take two" for Nikolas Krankl (son of Sine Qua Non's Manfred Krankl) and his wife Julia, who have recently started making their own wines. Prior to a potential...

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Guigal

One of the reference point estates for top quality wines in the world today, the family-run Guigal operation was created in 1946 by Etienne Guigal. Today, Etienne's son, Marcel, and...

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Henschke Hill of Grace

With a rise in demand and premiums paid nowadays for ‘terroir’ wines – hallowed drops that can be traced back to their place merely by the character they exude -...

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