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This Refreshing Hungarian White Makes an Excellent Table Wine

Most people don’t give Hungarian wine a second thought. If they are familiar with them at all, it has to do with a sweet...

Roll With This Grecian Red

The ancient vineyards of Greece still have secrets to tell. The area of Corinthia, Nemea, with vineyards 3,400 feet in elevation, produces a refined,...

Start the Rosé Season Off Right

Rosé season is upon us, and instant pleasure factor takes center stage on these increasingly popular “light reds." But just as every winery in...

A Bracing Albariño for the Coming Hot Weather

It’s no secret that the Albariño grape, from the northwestern Spanish province of Galicia, is a top choice for accompanying seafood. And it’s especially...

A Red That’ll Get Better with Age

Most people will never taste Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 or their S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon bottlings – they go for well over $100...

A Wine Worthy of a Special Search

Most people don’t think much about aging white wines. Of course there are wonderful exceptions; predominantly white Burgundies, Alsace whites and the great Mosel...

‘Good Value Bet for Summer Cookouts’

Concannon Vineyard was built in 1883 in the Livermore Valley, east of San Francisco Bay. Life and grape growing was simpler then. But Petite...

Give Chardonnay a Chance!

I supplied wine for a "house concert” where my wife sang this past Sunday. I put out a nice selection, but couldn’t help but...

A Red That’s Sure to Impress

Thank goodness (and Argentina) for the frequently delicious reds made from the Malbec grape. Malbec still makes superb wines in the French region of...

An Attractively Named White with Flavors to Match

Left Coast Cellars is a catchy name for this 350-acre contiguous plot of land in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Winemaker Joe Wright is a man...