Monthly Archives: September 2011

Family Values & Hard Work Are Alive and Well

In less than a decade, Dutton Estate Winery has emerged as one of the most dependable makers of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in a region known for those varietals—Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley. The estate is situated just outside the charming …

Posted in Wineries of Distinction

“Wines That Rock” at New Vegas Steakhouse

Wine is not mentioned in the name of the new steakhouse at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The restaurant, which is located in the space formerly occupied by Rare 120, is called 35 Steaks + Martinis. You can view the menu here. Martinis…

Posted in Wine Buzz

The No. 1 Wine Song of All-Time

One of the things that makes wine so mystical and magical is its scarcity. Only so many bottles of a certain variety from a certain vintage by a certain winery are made, and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. This is true whether a million cases w…

Posted in Editor's Journal

Chile: A Wine Country That’s Red-Hot

A special section on Chile, distributed in last Friday’s USA Today, included this article on the country’s wine industry. If you don’t have time to check it out, here are a few bullet points… The country has 14 major wine-producing valleys, and …

Posted in Wine Region Profiles
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