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What does it mean to say a wine has good ‘structure’?
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
5 wines to try when you’re in the mood to pour something different
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
You say ‘orange’ wines, the Georgians say ‘amber.’ Here’ are the ones you should know.
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
In British Columbia, a burgeoning wine region that’s showing its muscle
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
Here’s proof you can get good, affordable wine from Virginia
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Walmart’s new line of wines is just the juice that bargain-hunting Americans need
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
5 wines, including a three-star Rhone, that taste much more expensive than they are
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
From local bottles to screw caps, a decade of wine trends
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
This $15 Spanish red wine is worth the quest it might take to find it
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Could marijuana give wine a run for its money?
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
A $12 crisp Italian white and more great wines to open while it still feels like summer
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Why wine in cans ‘is not a fad’
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
At just $11, this fruity South African white wine is a true ‘patio pounder’
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
These two stellar rosés will help you celebrate summer’s waning days
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
How to tell if that dusty bottle of wine in your basement is still any good
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
These wines — and wine cocktails — can see you through a dinner party
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
The next generation of wine coolers tastes like fun
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
These 3 white wines are perfect for summer seafood at $13 or under
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
If you haven’t tasted Bolivian wines, you’re in for some delicious surprises
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
These sauvignon blancs taste more expensive than they are
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
How to get the best prices on the wines you love
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
These 5 bottles show just how exciting South African wines can be
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
South African wine may not be the next big thing, but it deserves to be
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
For a chance at a gem, get to know some wine importers
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Tired of rosé? Here’s what else to drink this summer.
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Here’s the price range in wine where you can find the best quality
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
How could 10 million bottles of cheap Spanish rosé be passed off as French? Blame America.
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
At just $12 a bottle, this three-star Italian rosé is your new summer sipper
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
How and why our taste in wine at restaurants is changing
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
These bottles will help you drink like a Founding Father
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2018; 3:30 PM)
 
A toast to the Founding Fathers should include their favorite drink
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2018; 3:30 PM)
 
These wines are tailor-made for your next cookout
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
The man who turned underdog grapes into Virginia’s star wines
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
Two $10 rosés to help you toast the onset of summer
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Not all wines are vegan. Here’s how to find ones that are.
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Give it an hour, and this $17 gruner veltliner will grow on you
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
What’s all this rain doing to the 2018 vintage?
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
Pop the top on this $7 wine, plus 4 more for summer sipping
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
Rosé loves the heat — and we’re not talking about the weather
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
This $10 rosé and co. are a little racy — and we like that
(The Washington Post, May 25, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
On the power of a shared glass
(The Washington Post, May 25, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
There are more good rosés than ever, including a Virginia stunner
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
You’re not doing anything wrong when it comes to wine
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
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)
 
One of the year’s best rosés comes in a pack of $5 cans
(The Washington Post, April 27, 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)
 
At just $10 a bottle, this rosé will make you want to buy a case
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
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