Category Archives: Washingtonian

The Grape American Road Trip

This post is especially for Washington D.C.-area readers. Andrew Stover, known to wine lovers around the region for his advocacy of wines from unexpected places around the country, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of his Vino50 portfolio with “The Grape … Continue reading

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The Spotlight Shines on Regional Wine

The regional wine movement – if I can get away with calling it that – continues to gain momentum and popular credibility. The latest spotlight came from USA Today, in an article in Wednesday’s edition headlined, “An American wine for … Continue reading

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Agh! Public Speaking – Seattle and St. Louis

In high school, I hated public speaking class. In grad school, I was a lousy teaching assistant. But maybe that’s because I didn’t have anything worth speaking about. Like wine, for instance. In the next few weeks I’ll be venturing … Continue reading

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Cut to the Front of the Line for Kosta Browne …

If you’re dying to get your hands on some cult California pinot noir, here’s your chance to cut to the front of the line for Kosta Browne’s mail list, and help a good cause to boot! And if you ever … Continue reading

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! DLW11 is Coming!

DLW 2011: Missouri will feature some of the top names in Missouri and regional wine as well a live Internet radio broadcast and an expanded version of our trademark Twitter Taste-off on April 2, 2011, at the Doubletree Westport in … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t More Local Wines on Local Wine Lists?

This is a question that can probably be asked wherever fine wines are made. In fact, it WAS raised last year in the San Francisco Chronicle, which reported complaints by North Coast vintners about restaurants that touted their local meats … Continue reading

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Sirloin Steak, with a side of WHAT?

I’m a big fan of Gene Weingarten, The Washington Post‘s humor writer. Not just because he has won two Pulitzers, which qualifies him for journalist deification (careful how you type that …), or even because his name includes my favorite … Continue reading

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