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How it’s made, what to look for and how to find great values.
 
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)
 
Maryland wines flash their potential at Taste Camp
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Put this on your shopping list: The bargain red wine of the year
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Before the vines go in, it’s busy down on Old Westminster’s farm
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Try wines that are good for you, and good for others
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
When vintage opportunities have to do with more than wine
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Stocking up on rosés for summer? Start here.
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2017; 8:01 AM)
 
3 new wine books to guide our interest in drinking pink
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2017; 8:01 AM)
 
Mexican migrant workers came to California to pick grapes. Now they own wineries.
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2017; 12:34 PM)
 
Mexican migrant workers came to California to pick grapes. Now they own wineries.
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2017; 5:48 PM)
 
If a cookout’s in your plans, pick up these wines
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
These warm-weather wines won’t compete with the grill
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
A sparkler from New Jersey steals the show at East Coast winemakers’ event
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Chill with these 5 warm-weather wines
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
What it takes to drive a cabernet from good to great
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Your summer wine strategy: The case(s) for red, white and rosé
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Some sommeliers don’t brush their teeth in this wine service ‘tell-all.’ Is that right?
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
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