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Why the sommelier watches how you attack the bread basket
WINE | The good ones find that diners’ habits offer clues for selecting appropriate wines.
 
5 bottles that pair well with food
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
5 ways to drink in Portugal’s charms
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2015; 7:01 AM)
 
Think you know Douro Valley wines?
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 millennial-friendly wines to try
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2015; 7:01 AM)
 
I took the millennial wine challenge and found a keeper or two
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 out-of-the-box bottles for summer sipping
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2015; 7:01 AM)
 
The most underrated chateau in Bordeaux today
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 all-American wines for the Fourth
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Why the American market is so important to Bordeaux winemakers
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 ways to drink like certain southerners do
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Bordeaux is timeless, but is it still timely?
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 Mediterranean wines for summer dreaming
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
A two-barrel salute to the friendship of Lafayette and Washington
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines perfect for the patio
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
The one thing all great summer wines have in common
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
App review: Even you can be a wine guru
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2015; 10:00 AM)
 
Baseball team wines: A pitch that’s worth a swallow or spit?
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2015; 9:00 AM)
 
Three rosés for summer, plus two reds for what’s on the grill
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2015; 8:15 AM)
 
4 rosés and reds for outdoor dining
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Those wine-snob behaviors? There’s a good reason for all of them.
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
One grape, 4 ways to enjoy it
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
Gamay, the grape sommeliers love, is front and center in May
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines just right for the weekend
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
What spring means for a Virginia winery at the top of its game
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
When he couldn’t get his favorite Provence rosés, he changed careers
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Five wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
What defines ‘old vines,’ anyway, and why are they worth preserving?
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
The man who brings science to the modern art of winemaking
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
High-quality Virginia wine may surprise some, but it shouldn’t
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Five bargain wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
What did the founding fathers drink? And other pressing wine questions.
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines for warmer weather
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2015; 7:01 AM)
 
If Napa wineries have to limit visitors, how will they sell their wines?
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines that are perfect for Passover
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 8:01 AM)
 
Is a wine that costs four digits worth it? There’s only one way to find out.
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
Five great-value wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
It’s (almost) spring, and these are the wines that will make you believe it.
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
5 wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
For some Napa winemakers, bigger isn’t necessarily better
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Five wines to try this week
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2015; 7:02 AM)
 
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)
 
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