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  • Article Alder on America

    America’s broadening palate

    In 2017 America held on to its title as the top importer of wine in the world by value, buying wine worth $6.2 billion from around the globe, which…

    18 Jun 2018 Alder Yarrow
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    The Savvy Lake

    ‘It’s so crisp and cool and clear, I just love it', said pensioner Diane Tibbs while her husband Brad nodded in agreement as they both tipped back…

    14 May 2018 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Alder on America

    Which weather is the new normal?

    Long used to depending on the weather, grape growers in California are largely scratching their heads these days, as long-standing patterns have…

    16 Apr 2018 Alder Yarrow
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    Changing States of somm

    5 April 2018 We're republishing this free in our Throwback Thursday series, partly because Richard referred to it in his article on wine documentaries…

    5 Apr 2018 Alder Yarrow
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    Will basketball be the next Sideways?

    21 February Jancis adds Carmelo Anthony is apparently an investor in ViVino, the label scanning app last reviewed by Richard here. 19 February It all…

    19 Feb 2018 Alder Yarrow
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    2017 – the dangerous vintage

    On Martin Luther King Day, Alder reports on the extraordinary 2017 vintage across America. In 2017, the United States suffered the most…

    15 Jan 2018 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Alder on America

    Napa luxe

    What is the defining characteristic of a wine region? The answer depends on who you ask, of course, but typical responses often range among the many…

    8 Jan 2018 Alder Yarrow
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    ​Long road ahead for wine country

    You can help the poor people described below, and sample more than 40 fine California wines, by buying a ticket for our fundraising wine tasting on 2…

    14 Nov 2017 Alder Yarrow
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    Devastation continues in Napa and Sonoma

    19 October 2017 The death toll as a result of these terrible fires in northern California wine country has risen to 42 but some rain is forecast for…

    19 Oct 2017 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Alder on America

    California 2017 – sizzle and shrivel

    The weekend of 2 September 2017 northern California experienced the hottest temperatures ever recorded, at least since written records began in the…

    18 Sep 2017 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Alder on America

    Land of the free, home of the wine club

    Along with apple pie, hot dogs, hamburgers and baseball, we need to add one more thing to the list of things qualifying as quintessentially American:…

    16 Aug 2017 Alder Yarrow
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    The Wine Dinner Advocate

    20 July 2017 As the new team at Robert Parker Wine Advocate solicit winery, wine retailer and restaurant partners for their RP Benefits app, we're…

    20 Jul 2017 Alder Yarrow
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    Podcasts - a new medium for wine

    22 June We're republishing Alder's comprehensive review of this exciting new source of wine education and entertainment free today as part of our…

    22 Jun 2017 Alder Yarrow
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    Gallo march back into Napa

    18 May The story below is likely to have important ramifications for the US wine business, so we thought we would publish it free today as part of our…

    18 May 2017 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Alder on America

    Have we hit peak somm?

    A handsome young man in stylish glasses sits in an empty restaurant, his vividly coloured sleeve tattoo curling artfully out from underneath his…

    17 Apr 2017 Alder Yarrow