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Sommelier certification has become a point of contention
Touting lower levels of certification has created controversy and misunderstanding in the wine world.
 
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)
 
Rosés and reds to see you through September
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
Crowd-sourced wine: Virtual vintners have a say on grape varieties, barrels and bottling
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2014; 9:02 AM)
 
Wine: 4 bargain bottles for summer sipping
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
Recommended summer wines from California, Spain, Texas and Italy
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
Sommelier conference: Where the elite of the restaurant trade come together
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
Ohio vintner’s age and experience may yet trump 2014’s winter devastation
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2014; 2:06 PM)
 
5 late-summer wines to try
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2014; 2:03 PM)
 
4 summer wines that go well with food
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 10:01 AM)
 
St. John’s College has the proper climate for vintners
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2014; 10:02 AM)
 
The lure of sin zins
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
5 red wines to enjoy alfresco
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 9:30 AM)
 
What an oak barrel does for wine
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
5 wines of summer
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
Wine prices and the small specialty stores
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
5 patio wines to try
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 7:45 AM)
 
Delectable or Vivino: A wine critic compares
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
Coravin creates sleeve to address bottle breakage problems
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
Midsummer rosés: Pink is good
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 9:58 AM)
 
American Riesling: 5 great bottles to try
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 8:26 AM)
 
U.S. Riesling production ranks second worldwide
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 8:25 AM)
 
German and Austrian Rieslings to try
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2014; 10:15 AM)
 
Riesling, way beyond sweet
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
Five bargain bubblies to try
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
Champagne: You don’t need a reason to pop a cork.
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
Six Linden Vineyards wines to try
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
Jim Law of Linden Vineyards: The Virginia wine industry's oracle marks 30 years
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
D.C.’s master sommelier numbers on the rise
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
D.C. sommeliers’ favorite ways to fill a celebratory glass
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2014; 9:58 AM)
 
Wines for late spring sipping
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2014; 8:49 PM)
 
Wine: Experiments in birds and leaves
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2014; 10:13 AM)
 
5 Willamette Valley wines to try
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
In Oregon, back-to-back vintages show the subtle difference a year can make
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
5 wines to enjoy outdoors
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
How soil scientists can top up a wine
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
5 patio wines to try
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2014; 12:52 PM)
 
Wine lingo 101: So many tannins
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2014; 11:51 AM)
 
5 Douro reds to try
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
Why Portugal is high on a wine lover’s list
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
Rosé: Now trending
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2014; 10:02 AM)
 
5 rosés to try
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2014; 10:00 AM)
 
5 dessert wines to try
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 11:00 AM)
 
Vin santo’s raisin d’etre
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 11:00 AM)
 
Wine cellaring runs deep in our Judeo-Christian DNA
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2014; 10:30 AM)
 
5 Passover wines to try
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2014; 10:28 AM)
 
New Zealand sauvignon blancs: Close, yet far apart in style
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 10:55 AM)
 
6 New Zealand wines to try
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 10:50 AM)
 
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