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Lack of water, it turns out, forces vines (as it does other plants) to become more resourceful. In turn, they produce smaller berries. Resulting wines are concentrated, rich in flavor.

Food & Wine
Clinton Stark
09.25.2014

Eric Asimov of the NYT coddles those venturing into wine.

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Wine News
BY | 09.09.14

Antonio Galloni’s tasting notes for over 40,000 wines are now available to CellarTracker subscribers.

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State of Wine
BY | 08.20.14

If wine is a central part of your life–for a wine writer, sommelier, wine collector–this report can help you understand what you gain or give up by living in a particular state.

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Stark Insider
BY | 08.12.14 VIDEO

An out-of-body experience in Napa. Craig and Kathryn Hall give me a tour of their art collection at Hall Wines. But not without a surprise or two.

Vineyards at Bronco Wine Company where, as The Huffington Post tells us, animal blood is turned into wine.
Sour Grapes?
BY | 08.05.14

The Huffington Post says cheap Trader Joe’s wine is actually made from animal blood. Is that true?

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On Location
BY | 07.24.14 VIDEO

Andrew Ripp talks about the music business, finding hope, and the creative process. Watch the interview, plus concert highlights from show at the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa.

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Wine Country
BY | 05.27.14 VIDEO

Video highlights from the annual Russian River Valley Pinot Classic and Paulée in Sonoma. Including a tour by Jean-Charles Boisset of the 18th century appointed grounds at DeLoach Vineyards.

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California Wine
BY | 04.25.14

That’s how we first met Olga Keever. She was hustling. She approached us with a ’12 barrel pour of Keever. “Come on! Give it a try!” And I’m glad I did.

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California Wine
BY | 04.17.14

Livermore Valley: still the unheralded region that flies under the wine world’s radar.