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WINE | We’re over the shaming. Here are three tips that will help you increase your enjoyment.
 
So what if Steven Mnuchin likes a $20 wine? That just means this millionaire knows value.
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
5 wines to match your grilled food, including two affordable rosés
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Some of the best pours in wine country happen in industrial parks
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Ignore the weather, drink rosé and pretend it feels like spring anyway
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
How to host a wine party for serious tasting or just for fun
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
New label aims to help drinkers find eco-friendly wines
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Does vintage matter? Bordeaux proves that it does, even for a $14 bottle.
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
Why is it becoming harder to buy wine online?
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
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)
 
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