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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Grower-Producer Champagnes

Those who read this column regularly know that for the most part I rarely hype the latest and greatest of the wine world. It...

The Big Vineyard in the Sky, Part II

The homepage of the Web site displays only 13 words. Those few words tell a large part of the story of our next Vineyard...

That Big Vineyard in the Sky, Part I

Recently I went to my cellar to grab some empty wooden wine boxes for a friend. One box felt suspiciously heavy and on investigation,...

The Fighting Varietals of 2019

Any veteran wine-lover will remember the term fighting varietal. It describes the category a bump or two above the basement and has typically been...

Wedding Wines

If you have lived in Tahoe a while or visit here regularly, you probably realize there are more than four seasons. In addition to...

Wine’s Magic Ingredient

It’s a picture perfect afternoon in wine country and you and your bestie are sitting on the most elegant of scenic hilltop patios being...

Wines Great for Grilling

Although al fresco dining usually starts with light fare and, if you followed the last three installments of my column (at TheTahoeWeekly.com; click on...

Five Reasons Wines Are Better Than Ever

After hearing another person tell me how much better wine was in the day, I had to set pen to paper to set the...

Warm Weather Wines, Part III

Yes, we saved the best for last: California’s two best features are fun in the sun and great wine; it just has to be...

Warm Weather Wines, Part II

OK fellow wine adventure people: Close your eyes, engage your imagination and jump on the magic wine carpet as it soars off to Europe...