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Napa and Sonoma bottles rise to the top of American wine lists. Again.
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
At just $11, this Portuguese rosé is your shortcut to spring
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Here’s what happened when our wine critic opened a bottle of Playboy red
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This exceptional chianti is like a trip to Tuscany for just $16
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
A white wine beats the reds in a competition to name Virginia’s best
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Here’s a $13 Spanish red wine you should pour for dinner tonight
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
I love a good Napa Valley cabernet. If only I could afford it.
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This $15 bottle shows that high-quality cabernet sauvignon isn’t out of reach
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
5 things you need to know about cabernet sauvignon
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This bursting-with-fruit wine can start your next party, for only $13
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
If you want interesting, affordable wines, look to Argentina
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
At just $12, this exciting South African wine is one to stock up on
(The Washington Post, February 1, 2019; 2:00 PM)
 
Sparkling rosé and the other best wines to set your Valentine’s Day mood
(The Washington Post, February 1, 2019; 2:00 PM)
 
This exceptional French white wine tastes rich but costs just $15
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2019; 1:00 PM)
 
Why the increasing retail availability of wine might not be such a good thing
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2019; 1:00 PM)
 
Three wines that show the Mediterranean’s range, starting at $16
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
5 ways to get out of your wine-drinking rut and discover something new
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
These wines prove that pinot grigio can be distinctive — and affordable enough to stock up on
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
What your wine choices say about the way you think
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
For lovers of French wine, here’s a rustic $15 red that’s good for everyday drinking
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2019; 8:00 AM)
 
The 12 best bargain wines of 2018 cost as little as $9. What are you waiting for?
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
At just $9, this three-star Argentine bottle should be your new house red
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2018; 1:00 PM)
 
Two of the year’s wine scandals could have far-reaching consequences
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2018; 1:00 PM)
 
When you’re ready to semi-splurge on bubbly, here are the tops of the pops
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
Good champagne goes with pork rinds . . .
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
5 bottles of bubbly, all $20 or less, that promise to add holiday sparkle
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
How to choose sparkling wines by flavor
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2018; 11:00 AM)
 
The vintage stuff is glorious — and pricey. But there are other ways to enjoy port.
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
5 wines that are a steal at under $20
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2018; 10:00 AM)
 
Books to delight the wine lovers on your gift list
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2018; 10:00 AM)
 
Four Thanksgiving wine strategies — and five great bottles for your table
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
Your Thanksgiving must-drink wines include four bottles at $20 or less
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Thanksgiving means nouveau wine — and not just from Beaujolais
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Try a charming red wine from Bulgaria for just $13
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Did you hear that 2018 has been a terrible year for winemakers? Don’t believe it.
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
This affordable Italian red will keep getting better for years to come
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
The key to making your wine last longer after it’s open: Just buy a good wine
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Try these great gruner veltliners to help you celebrate Austria
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Whose wine judgment matters most? Your own, of course.
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Three wines to stock up on for Thanksgiving, plus 2 more to sip on warm days
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
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)
 
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