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Mr. Beast

I’ll Never Be Your Mr. Beast of Burden: Portrait of a Zinfandel

Go to a fancy restaurant. Order the chocolate torte. Mash the customary raspberry garnish into the torte with your fork. Acquire an old specimen...

How Sean Thackrey’s Pleiades Became Your Favorite Triple Vowell Wine

So, the 24th edition of Sean Thackrey’s Pleiades (label babel: vintage indecipherable unless you read the pithy romance copy; varietal unspecific – it’s a...
Balletto Vineyards

Why Balletto Vineyards Pinot Noir is the Best Friend You Wish You Had

The Balletto Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, is an old friend who drops in out of the blue, regales the table with...

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Naked Wines: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Wine

I know two wine industry sayings — here’s the first: “If you want to make $1 million in the wine business, start with $10...
Charles Krug

Charles Krug Winery Announces Sponsorship of Napa Valley Film Festival

Iconic Napa Valley Wine Estate Renews Hosting Duties as Lead Sponsor Charles Krug Winery, Napa’s oldest winery and home to California’s first tasting room, is...
Fathers and Daughters Cellars

Fathers and Daughters Cellars’ The Dance a Fine Summer Sipper

I’m not a white wine gal, but it was 106 degrees so the wine had to be cold, which precluded anything red. This beautiful...