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Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Inside information

    Rex Hill sold to A to Z

    A to Z Wineworks in Dundee is in the process of purchasing Rex Hill Vineyards near Newberg, in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. A to Z, a rapidly growing…

    18 Dec 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Inside information

    Vintage 2006 in California

      In California, particularly in its two most important wine regions, Napa and Sonoma, most vintages are considered to be “excellent” by those who…

    8 Dec 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Don't quote me

    Californians scratch their heads over Michelin guide

    In Northern California wine country, the biggest buzz hasn’t been about the drawn-out grape harvest, but about the European arbiter of gastronomy,…

    9 Nov 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Tasting articles

    New releases from New Zealand

      New Zealand wine is particular passion of mine. I’ve visited this green, pristine country three times in six years. I’ll reschedule medical and…

    1 Nov 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Inside information

    Arrowood starts again

      Linda Murphy writes: The last three years have been disheartening, to put it mildly, for Sonoma Valley winemaking icon Richard Arrowood. But with…

    30 Oct 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Inside information

    Fetzer runs out of Riesling

    Linda Murphy writes: California value wine producer Fetzer Vineyards has run out of Riesling, which is grand, because it indicates that Americans…

    2 Oct 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Tasting articles

    Saintsbury Pinot Noir - a poignant vertical

    Linda Murphy writes: It was with both celebration and some sadness this week that Dick Ward and David Graves poured a selection of Pinot Noirs they’ve…

    29 Sep 2006 Linda Murphy
  • Article Free for all

    Jess Jackson adds Arrowood, Byron and Freemark Abbey

    California billionaire vintner Jess Jackson has expanded his legacy by buying another. Jackson and his wife, Barbara Banke, confirmed that their…

    21 Aug 2006 Linda Murphy