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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A Rosé primer

  On a recent stroll with Abigail, aka “The World’s Best Dog,” we passed a sidewalk cafe where, as was evident by their demeanor, two...

California’s Mountain Masterpieces

Some of the most memorable wines I’ve had in the course of my wine journey have come from mountain vineyards — opaque, structured behemoths...

Quality Aussie wines

I bet the first word that comes to mind when you think of Australian wines is big: big fruit, big alcohol and big critters...

Wines for spring

Spring is all about nature’s renewal. What better time to commit to some things new and wonderful in the wine world. For those of...

Willamette Valley: The New Burgundy

Our worldwide wine tour’s next stop is Oregon’s Willamette Valley, aka “The New Burgundy.” The Willamette Valley is becoming a great wine region because...

Meet the new port

What do you think of when you hear the word port? I bet you picture the complex, rich and earthy, fortified sweet wine to...

Wine tour to Saratoga

OK, fellow wine lovers, what’s on our checklist for an ideal, quick, wine-country getaway? It should be an easy drive, so we can get...

Pianeta Ristorante

Nestled in the heart of Truckee’s historic downtown is Pianeta Ristorante with a cozy atmosphere, excellent Northern Italian cuisine, unique wine and cocktail program...

A New York State of Wine, Part II

Story by Lou Phillips  ·   New York Wines, Part I, in our previous issue (available at TheTahoeWeekly.com) covered the sometimes frigid Finger Lakes Region...

A New York State of Wine, Part I

In the 1970s, when Frank Sinatra sang, “Start spreadin’ the news,” he sure wasn’t touting New York wines. Now, we are spreadin’ the news...