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    America - a compilation, spotlight on Edna Valley

    Below are a massive 195 reviews of wines grown in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Virginia, grouped by colour and in order of descending…

    12 Nov 2015 Team JR
  • Article Alder on America

    Pacific Northwest swelters

    It’s not so much of a heatwave as it is a suffocating blanket. Until yesterday, 14 July, the Walla Walla Valley in Eastern Washington State had a…

    15 Jul 2015 Alder Yarrow
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    150+ Washington tasting notes

    These 150+ tasting notes accompany my article Washington, land of plenty, which debates the merits of one region being able to make virtually any…

    2 Jul 2015 Richard Hemming MW
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    Washington state's glorious future

    2 July 2015 I've chosen this old 2001 article about Washington state as today's Throwback Thursday contribution from the archives to complement…

    2 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    Washington, land of plenty

    See also 150+ Washington tasting notes. Restriction breeds creativity, goes the theory. Where resources are limited, there is a need for ingenuity…

    1 Jul 2015 Richard Hemming MW
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    Fine wines cross the Atlantic

    Good news! The number of British wine importers taking California seriously has increased enormously recently. No longer the preserve of the Wine…

    27 Mar 2015 Richard Hemming MW Jancis Robinson
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    US 2014 vintage - early, fast, eventful

    23 Oct - We published this for members on Monday but thought that as a Throwback Thursday contribution it might interest everyone to read it in…

    23 Oct 2014 Alder Yarrow
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    My great white hope

    This is a slightly longer version of an article that was also published in the Financial Times.Usually when I send one of these articles to our editor…

    19 Jul 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Alder on America

    Washington rising

    Living for all intents and purposes in the epicentre of California wine, I find it less than easy to consistently explore America's other wine…

    19 May 2014 Alder Yarrow
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    2013 - a sunny US vintage so far

    On 10 June, the skies above Napa and Sonoma crackled and boomed with the rare sounds of a spring thunderstorm (image by ~Prescott). Within 24 hours,…

    18 Jun 2013 Alder Yarrow
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    Capital style in DC

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.José Andrés at Jaleo (pictured), Jamie Leeds at Hank's Oyster Bar and Eric Ziebold at CityZen…

    15 Jun 2013 Nick Lander
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    A mixed bag from Washington and Oregon

    The following assortment of notes was gathered at the annual London showing of wines from Washington and Oregon. Together they are nothing if not…

    2 Mar 2012 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Alder on America

    2011 tests US vintners

    'Mildew, botrytis (pictured, by Koolbe), blue mould, green mould, you name it, it was everywhere. This is the most difficult vintage I've ever been a…

    20 Dec 2011 Alder Yarrow
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    Americans abroad

    Much to my regret, only a handful of British wine importers really take American wine seriously. Back in 1980, when the dollar was - not…

    19 Oct 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    New Year's wine trade resolutions

    The wine trade is never quickest off the mark. We published a set of wine consumer New Year's resolutions on the day itself, 1 Jan 2011. But the wine…

    7 Jan 2011 Jancis Robinson