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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)
 
When restaurant wine lists intimidate even the dining pros, something needs to change
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
How to pick a Valentine’s Day wine that’s as romantic as your mood
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Treat your valentine right with a bright Italian red for just $13
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
For less than $17, this juicy red wine will take you to Rhone — and back
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Reflecting the hardships of the business, an iconoclastic critic of ‘Big Wine’ sells his indie vineyard
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Save money and try something new when you explore lesser-known wine regions and labels
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2020; 1:17 PM)
 
Delicate, nuanced sherry that goes with just about anything — for only $10
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
What goes perfectly with nibbles and snacks? Sherry, baby.
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
At a third of the price of fine white burgundy, sherry deserves a place at your table
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Kick off the new year with a luscious Italian rosé for only $15
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Wine grape growers felt the squeeze in 2019, and 2020 looks no friendlier
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2020; 12:00 PM)
 
Proposed tariffs could send some European wine prices out of reach
(The Washington Post, December 27, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
A stellar riesling and 4 other wines to help you start the new year right
(The Washington Post, December 27, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
The 12 best bargain wines of the year will set you back as little as $10. How can you resist?
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
With dessert wine, turn the end of your meal into a grand finale
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Toast this holiday season with lots of bubbly, starting as low as $15
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Sparkling wine is cause for celebration. Here are 5 tips to help you drink it up.
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Splurge-worthy and great bargain sparkling wines to celebrate the season
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This exceptional, vibrant Spanish white wine will set you back only $17
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
A pioneering California winemaker gets his due from the Smithsonian
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
5 wines that can pair well with the variety of dishes on your Thanksgiving table
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
3 of the year’s best wine books for holiday gift-giving
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
5 things you should know about Thanksgiving wine, plus 5 bottles to pour
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Two Rhone reds showcase a terrific vintage at under $20 apiece
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
The wine world keeps changing. This essential reference book shows how.
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This stunning Loire Valley cabernet franc will set you back just $20
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
For Burgundy’s best-value wines, look south
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This crisp, minerally $12 French white blend evokes the mountains where it’s grown
(The Washington Post, October 18, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
To heighten wine’s flavors, you need the right glass. But you only need one.
(The Washington Post, October 18, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
This $10 pinot grigio will keep you smiling sip after sip
(The Washington Post, October 11, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Decanting demystified: When your wine needs to breathe and what to do about it
(The Washington Post, October 11, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
Not all riesling is sweet, and 4 more things to know about the versatile white wine
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2019; 10:14 AM)
 
Snag this juicy, French white wine for just $9
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
It might be trendy again, but orange wine is nothing new — and nothing to scoff at
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2019; 12:00 PM)
 
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