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Paul Blow

That’s Amaro

For some, it's amore; for others, it's just bitter.

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It’s Not Champagne

But it might be better, cheaper, and worth exploring.

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The Great White Hope

Riesling satisfies all tastes, but is there enough of it to go around?

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Northern Light

Washington state's Cabernets benefit from long hours of sunlight.

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Always the Bridesmaid

Marsanne, the ignored little sister of the Rhône whites, has good bones.

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A Kinder, Gentler Apéritif

Aperol storms the States.

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Sicily, Rising

Sicilian wines: no longer cheap bulk.

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Burgundy, High and Low

Sure, the great ones are expensive. But you can find good, inexpensive bottles.

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What Should I Drink?

Food and drink go well together. Or do they?

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A Vantage on Vintage

Vertical tastings can reveal mysteries about a wine.

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Spanish Wine Primer

From Albariño to Ribera, better and better wines are arriving from Spain.

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The Expanding World of Pinot Noir

New Zealand gets in on the Pinot action.

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You Say Syrah

Australia says Shiraz. But New Zealand? It's Syrah.

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Not Just Rioja

Wines from the Spanish region of Priorat are the new cult find.

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Please Pass the Dijon

Oregon Chardonnays find their footing with a different clone.

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Age and Beauty

With mature wines bought at auction, you can have it both ways.

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Have a Barbera

The over-planted Italian everyday wine gets refined.

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Rum Run

Spirits companies, buoyed by the popularity explosion of the mojito, are rolling out the premium rums as a potential challenger to the throne currently occupied by vodka.

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Pass the River Fish

Chenin blanc is one of the most underappreciated grapes

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Something More Than Crappy Pilsner

While there is no brand of American pilsner distributed nationally, several excellent examples have popped up on the micro and regional levels.

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