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Five wines to try this week
From as close as California and as far away as Macedonia, they range in price from $11 to $44.
 
What’s wrong with a family selling its winery to a corporation?
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Four wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Terroir may sound romantic, but to some winemakers, it’s precise
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
4 wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2015; 10:04 AM)
 
How one of Virginia’s best wineries manages its vines, starting in January
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2015; 10:00 AM)
 
5 wines to make a Valentine heart flutter
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Valentines and wines, a happy coupling
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
4 bargain wines to try
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2015; 7:01 AM)
 
U.S. wine consumers willing to buy more expensive wines, report finds
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
How our individual experience flavors the wine in our glass
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
4 wines to fuel your imagination
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 1:00 AM)
 
Tired of wine? Pour yourself some new habits.
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
A bargain cab franc plus 3 more wines to try
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 9:46 AM)
 
Raise a glass to mark the recent passing of three wine visionaries
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
4 wallet-friendly wines to try
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
An old wine reference guide holds up well, 26 years later
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Last-minute holiday wines to try
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2014; 8:02 AM)
 
How old is your nonvintage champagne? Look to the back label.
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
5 wines for the holidays and beyond
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2014; 7:02 AM)
 
A taste test of old Maryland wines
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
5 celebration-worthy holiday pours
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
A sparkling wine that has shed locavore light on some of Virginia’s finest vineyards
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
5 holiday wines to keep on hand
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 7:02 AM)
 
What to give, and not give, to wine lovers on your list
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
5 classic champagnes to try
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 7:02 AM)
 
Champagne flutes’ tune now out of favor
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
5 Thanksgiving wines to try
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 7:32 AM)
 
Which wine’s a winner for Thanksgiving?
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 7:30 AM)
 
5 artisan ciders for your Thanksgiving table
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 7:02 AM)
 
Cider, fit for Thanksgiving feasts old and new
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
2014 Mid-Atlantic wine harvest a ‘classic’
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
Early recommendations for holiday wines
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2014; 1:53 AM)
 
Pour these 4 reds for the holidays
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
Theresa Heredia is fine-tuning the wines in Russian River Valley
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
5 imported wines to try
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
Americans tend to drink white wines too cold and reds too warm. So let’s fix that.
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 11:00 AM)
 
‘American Wine Story’ captures the dedication and spirit of modern vintners
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
5 more wines for fall
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2014; 8:00 PM)
 
Blending wines creates complexity
(The Washington Post, October 10, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
Try 4 Virginia wines from unusual grapes
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
D.C. area vintners’ pioneering spirit yields a greater variety of grapes
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
Riesling’s an Oktoberfest-friendly wine
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2014; 8:01 AM)
 
5 white wines to fall for
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
Next big wine trend points to South Africa
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2014; 8:02 AM)
 
5 South African wines to try
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2014; 8:00 AM)
 
Sommelier certification has become a point of contention
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2014; 7:03 AM)
 
Wines to share in early fall
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2014; 7:00 AM)
 
What Baroness Philippine de Rothschild brought to the world of wine
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 9:01 AM)
 
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