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States are cracking down on shipments by FedEx and other carriers.
Free Range on Food: Passover recipes, how to make kolaches, farm subsidies, the decline of German restaurants and more.
(vForum, March 21, 2018; 12:00 PM)
Does loving wine make you politically progressive? One writer thinks it should.
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2018; 2:00 PM)
A veteran winemaker throws out the wine-selling playbook
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2018; 12:00 PM)
In Napa Valley, the scars of the October wildfires are hard to spot
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2018; 2:00 PM)
How can producers secure zinfandel’s future? By looking to the past.
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2018; 10:00 AM)
How an 80-pound goldendoodle helped build a California wine brand
(The Washington Post, February 16, 2018; 12:00 PM)
Why I use phrases like ‘tobacco leaf,’ ‘black fruit’ and ‘jammy’ to describe wine
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2018; 12:00 PM)
There’s more than one reason to taste wine with chocolate
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2018; 1:00 PM)
We may be drinking less wine, but it’s better wine
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2018; 10:00 AM)
How to find a wine you like at a restaurant: First, know what to say
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2018; 10:00 AM)
There’s nothing wrong with being a little sweet on wine
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2018; 10:00 AM)
Wine trends for 2018: More cans, boxes and kegs, for starters
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2018; 10:00 AM)
The 12 best wine bargains of 2017 are cheap without tasting like it
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Read this before you drink wine from a can
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Is the alcohol level of wines going up?
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Here’s what you need to know about champagne (and other sparkling wines) before you buy
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Free Range on Food: Holiday cookies, frying for hanukkah, the falsehood in a popular food policy argument and more.
(vForum, December 6, 2017; 12:00 PM)
Three strategies for giving the gift of wine
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2017; 10:00 AM)
The stuff of the best 2017 wine reads: Everyman advice, a con man, a legendary region
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2017; 8:00 AM)
These five wines will see you through the holidays
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2017; 3:00 PM)
It’s last call for the Virginia cider that launched the industry’s craft movement
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2017; 3:00 PM)
What wine to serve at Thanksgiving? Try one or more of these strategies.
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2017; 12:30 PM)
4 wines plus a cider that belong on your Thanksgiving table
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Weeks after wildfires, California wine country is ‘as beautiful as ever’ — and hurting for visitors
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Is the wine in your glass friendly to the environment? There soon will be new ways to know.
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2017; 9:00 AM)
Which method of chilling wine really gets the job done in 20 minutes?
(The Washington Post, October 21, 2017; 9:00 AM)
As California wine country burns, it’s the people, not the vines, that are suffering
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2017; 1:00 PM)
Screw-cap wines are growing. That doesn’t mean they require a new device.
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Why this French wine might be the most versatile red around
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Don’t believe the hype. You don’t need glasses in multiple shapes and sizes to enjoy wine.
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2017; 10:00 AM)
3 white wines big enough for fall drinking
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2017; 11:00 AM)
In their quest for something unique, Argentina’s winemakers are digging deep
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2017; 11:00 AM)
Their goal: Wines that taste more like Chile and less like everywhere else
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2017; 11:00 AM)
The biggest new wine store in D.C. isn’t actually a store at all
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2017; 10:00 AM)
Free Range on Food: Ranking cheap wines, a sandwich for a crowd, this week's recipes and more.
(vForum, September 6, 2017; 12:00 PM)
These wines are cheap and available everywhere. But are any worth drinking?
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2017; 8:00 AM)
The boast that a Trump administration can bottle and sell
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Let’s open two: Dusty Baker wines now available around D.C.
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2017; 8:00 AM)
A 3-point plan for choosing wine you really want to drink
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2017; 8:00 AM)
What to drink with your grilled meats: This $20 Bordeaux
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2017; 8:00 AM)
As South American wines aim higher, the French connection goes both ways
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2017; 8:00 AM)
The win-win of shipping more wines to your door
(The Washington Post, July 29, 2017; 8:00 AM)
What you could be drinking this week: A two-star, $16 sparkler from France
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2017; 8:00 AM)
A diss in the winery’s tasting room? Probably not.
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2017; 8:00 AM)
5 wines — including reds! — to chill with this summer
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Why try your hand at blending wine? To learn what you like, and how to find it.
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Young wine pros pour their efforts into D.C.’s restaurant renaissance
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2017; 8:00 AM)
You want a peachy chardonnay? A $10 French rosé?
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2017; 8:00 AM)
Who grew the grapes in the wine you’re drinking? The label has some clues.
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2017; 8:00 AM)
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