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And don’t forget to chill everything, because no one wants red wine at 80 degrees.
 
Here’s proof boxed wine can be downright delicious for the equivalent of $5 a bottle
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $19 beaujolais is friendly to all sorts of foods
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Small wineries pivot — and expand — with Zoom tastings and company team-building events
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Trump tariffs on European wine are on the table again, adding more stress to a struggling industry
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
A top-rated Italian red for just $16? We’ll drink to that.
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
At $12, these two white wines prove that pinot grigio doesn’t always mean boring
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
As wineries reopen for tastings, expect appointments, pre-poured glasses and plenty of sanitizer
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
The Court of Master Sommeliers has been called out for racism. Now, it is pledging change.
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This top-notch zinfandel seeks its grilled meat soul mate — and costs just $15
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
The wine industry is overwhelmingly white. Now, the push for inclusivity is gaining momentum.
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Summer sipping doesn’t get much better than these five wines under $20
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Wine sales have surged during the pandemic — but not for small producers
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $12 Chilean red is just begging to be paired with grilled meat
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Virtual winery tours are bringing wine country to you
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
These five wines, each under $20, can jump-start your summer sipping
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
What corks can reveal about the wine in your bottle
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Your go-to summer rosé has landed, and costs just $14
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Here’s a $16 Austrian white to sip at picnics and cookouts
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
How to taste wine — and have fun with it
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Yes, you should stick your nose in the wine glass before you taste it. Here’s why.
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Make this easy-to-find, $9 rosé your summer sipper
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Want a good, cheap red? This $13 bottle is made for grilling season.
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Look before you sip: A wine’s appearance offers taste, flavor clues
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Warning: This $20 rosé may make you smile from ear to ear
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Wine 101: Here’s how to decode those confusing labels
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Here’s proof that great California pinot noir for under $20 really exists
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
How to scratch your wine-travel itch when you can’t actually go anywhere
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $12 chardonnay can take the edge off a ‘rough day’
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
How to safely receive wine deliveries in the age of social distancing
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This deep pink rosé is a favorite — and a steal at $16
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Retail wine sales surge as shop owners adjust to online selling
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $15 red from Cotes du Rhone is the best value for this week’s patio (or stoop) sipping
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
The coronavirus will change wine shopping, and some independent winemakers won’t survive it
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Online wine sales surge, but you can still (safely) support your local shop
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Chill this $10 rosé to sip as the weather warms
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This kosher-for-Passover rosé hits all the right notes and is only $12
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Undeterred by social distancing, wine lovers around the world embrace virtual happy hours with friends and family
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
For just $11, beat cabin fever and sit on your deck sipping this tasty rosé
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2020; 12:15 PM)
 
Uncork a fine bottle of wine. You just might help save a small business.
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Bordeaux is the original ‘wine blend,’ but it’s more contemporary and affordable than you might think
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $14 red wine proves a good bordeaux doesn’t have to cost a lot
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
It was only a matter of time. Lab-created ‘molecular’ wine is here.
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2020; 6:00 PM)
 
This South African white wine is the best $12 you’ll spend this week
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Just because you can age wine in bourbon barrels doesn’t mean you should
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This $12 red proves that Spain makes some of the best-value wines you can buy
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Build the wine cellar of your dreams — if only in your mind — with a book on Burgundy
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
What to do with leftover wine? Relax.
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Try this Chilean cabernet, an ideal partner to steak or burgers, for just $14
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
This exceptional Italian red wine can be yours for under $20 a bottle
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
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