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Shades of Green

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Gather a few winegrowers together and ask them about their craft, and you’re likely to hear some thought-provoking answers. Such was the case earlier this month when I moderated a panel discussion on “green” winemaking at the National Museum of … Continue reading

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Ansonia Wines – A Tiny Boutique Store in D.C.

If you had asked me a few months ago to name wine stores owned and operated by importers and devoted to that importer’s wines, I would have mentioned two: Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant in Berkeley, Calif., and Rosenthal Wine Merchant … Continue reading

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Sales of “Green” Wine are Up, and Monsanto Smiles …

Sales of so-called €œgreen€ wines increased 12.1 percent over the past year, nearly four times the growth rate of wine sales in general, according to a new Nielsen Company report released last week at the €œGreen Wine Summit€ in Santa … Continue reading

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Oregon Pinot Noir – Sustainably Good

Oregon pinot noir offers an ideal opportunity to explore the effects of terroir, as the state€™s main wine region, the Willamette (rhymes with €˜dammit€™) Valley features two main soil types, each with its own expression in the wine. I explore … Continue reading

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Mike Grgich and Wolfgang Puck

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting two legends of American wine and food – Mike Grgich, celebrated winemaker who created the Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that won the Paris Tasting of 1976, and Wolfgang Puck, who helped revolutionize our … Continue reading

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The Green Revolution

Wine is going green. Like many of us trying to shrink our “carbon footprints” by using less electricity, recycling, or driving hybrid cars, the wine industry is becoming increasingly earth-friendly. At the Fair Lakes Whole Foods Market in Fairfax, Va., … Continue reading

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