Monthly Archives: May 2016

What Sets Napa Valley’s Oak Knoll District Apart

With fewer than 25 active wineries in the entire Napa Valley in 1968, the Trefethen family rehabilitated a “ghost winery” and began replanting the vineyards. That year, residents established the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve to permanently protect more than 38,000

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles

The Most Interesting Woman in the World?

Now that Dos Equis has launched “The Most Interesting Man in the World” into space on a one-way trip to Mars, there is a great void in the world of charismatic, captivating and fascinating people. Kimmie Noel to the rescue.

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Posted in Editor's Journal

Dutton-Goldfield Introduces Wine-and-Sushi Pairings

Wine may not be the first beverage that comes to mind when serving sushi. When it is, the wine typically conjured is Champagne because of its refreshing mouthfeel. But at Dutton-Goldfield Winery in Sebastopol, Calif., a new wine pairing experience

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Beckham Estate Vineyard: Amphorae for a New Age

In ancient times, large clay amphorae were the aging vessels of choice for wine. Now, Andrew Beckham has brought that tradition back to life, using amphorae that he sculpts himself to age wines at Beckham Estate Vineyard in Sherwood, Ore.,

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Posted in Wineries of Distinction
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