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Monthly Archives: January 2013
The William Cole Vineyards is a family-owned and managed winery started by Bill Cole. It has 129 hectares of vineyards in Chile’s cool climate Casablanca Valley, located just 45 kilometers from the Pacific. Viviana Fonseca, a graduate of the University … Continue reading
Is there any value added to yet another book on the history of wine? That’s a reasonable question to ask upon opening Paul Lukacs’ latest tome, Inventing Wine, published by W.W.Norton of New York. After all, this is a book … Continue reading
We tasted over 250 Champagnes while preparing Report # 34: Champagne Revisited. But it wasn’t possible to taste everything, and we keep discovering excellent wines we’ve not yet tasted. That’s true of the grower Champagne Bonnaire and the family Champagne … Continue reading
Viña Apaltagua consistently delivers value for money, especially at the under $15 range. As readers of our last review of the Grial Carmenère know, it also makes wines of world class quality. We review some of Apaltagua’s new releases below. … Continue reading
These new releases from Sierra Madre Vineyard are outstanding examples of the high quality of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir being produced in Santa Barbara County. The 2010 vintage was ideal, delivering long hang time and ideal conditions for flavor … Continue reading