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Champagne: 2021 New Releases

After a brutal year in 2020 in which sales slumped dramatically, Champagne has come back with a vengeance. Demand and enthusiasm are high, no doubt buoyed by a return to more or less ‘normal’ conditions, whatever that means these days. Readers will find an extraordinary range of Champagnes in the market that span the entire stylistic spectrum ranging from the glitziest grande marque new releases to small-production artisan bottlings.

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Breaking News: Justin Willett Acquires Iconic Fiddlestix Vineyard

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Argentina on the Couch: Malbec, Terroir and Other Trends

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Muscadet: A Region in Crus Control

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Don’t Rain on My Parade: Mâconnais 2019/2020

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Chablis’ Satellites: Irancy & Saint-Bris

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Italy's Food and Wine Epicenter: Emilia-Romagna

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Enduring Precision: The Latest Cellar-Worthy Wines from Argentina

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Santa Barbara: On the Road…Finally!

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2017 Barolo, Part 2: The Late Releases

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Life on the Margin: Chablis 2019/2020


Vinous Table

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TORC, Napa, USA

This recent Saturday lunch at TORC was a nice break from my tastings in Napa Valley. It was great to see an old friend and get back to a more normal rhythm of actually being able spend time with people again.

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The River Café, London, UK

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Chizuru Tei, Edinburgh

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Divino Enoteca, Scotland

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Fhior, Scotland


Vinous Favorites

2020 G.D. Vajra Barbera d'Alba

2020 G.D. Vajra Barbera d'Alba, 90 points

Vajra's 2020 Barbera d'Alba is juicy, vibrant and absolutely delicious. Racy red/purplish berry fruit, spice, rose petal and mint are all kicked up in a tasty, impeccable Barbera that delivers the goods, big time. (AG)

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Cellar Favorites

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1989 Gaja Barbaresco

It is still one of the greatest tastings I have ever done. One chilly, late fall afternoon about a dozen years ago, Angelo and Gaia Gaja opened all of their 1989s and 1990s for an article I was working on, Piedmont’s Glorious 1989 and 1990 Vintages Revisited.

2012 Pian dell'Orino Rosso di Montalcino

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Vinous Events

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La Festa Del Piemonte 2022

February 7 - 12, 2022
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