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  • Article Alder on America

    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
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    What will fill red burgundy's place?

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See tasting notes in A British assault on fine German Pinots.  ‘I’m a refugee',…

    21 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    The glory of dry Riesling

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Every few months we organise a Sunday evening wine tasting in London for visitors to my…

    7 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Comparing dry Rieslings

    Our final contribution to Dry Riesling week is an account of a recent tasting in London. See also Julia on Keller’s 2017s, tasting notes from our…

    6 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Reinforcements from California

    Having devoted space to some Smart Americans last week, we bring in some reinforcements in the shape of Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs gathered…

    22 Mar 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Napa and Bordeaux cosy up

    A shorter version of this article is published in the Financial Times. See also Smart Americans. At a recent dinner in London I sat next to a…

    17 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Smart Americans

    Jancis writes Those of us on the team who are based in the UK are all too aware that we have a very incomplete view of what's going on in American…

    15 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson Richard Hemming MW
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    Today's wine dichotomy

    This article has been syndicated. I’m assuming you are interested in wine. If so, you will have noticed that it comes in two different styles…

    23 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Our California tasting – my notes

    When we published pictures of our California fundraising wine tasting a week ago, I promised I would share my tasting notes, and here they are. It was…

    11 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Petaluma Gap – Trump's first new AVA

    The Petaluma Gap AVA in Sonoma and Marin counties has finally been approved today after a long delay, making Petaluma Gap the newest AVA in the United…

    7 Dec 2017 Elaine Chukan Brown
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    Taste bright lights from California

    3 December 2017 It was a hugely enjoyable evening and tasting and we raised about £10,000 thanks to everyone's generosity. We will be reporting in…

    3 Dec 2017 Team JR
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    A fiery tale from Atlas Peak

    Unlike his winery, Igor Sill of Sill Family Vineyards survived the Napa fires and continues to farm his mountain vineyard on Atlas Peak Mountain.…

    28 Nov 2017 Guest contributor
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    NZ Winegrowers donate NZ$25,000 to California fire victims

    This last weekend the gala celebration for the 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards took place in Hawke's Bay. Trophy-winning wines were announced during…

    27 Nov 2017 Elaine Chukan Brown
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    What Hugh saw in California

    On this Thanksgiving Day we're publishing this heart-rending report from Hugh Johnson, who is just back from northern California. We arrived in the…

    23 Nov 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Alder on America

    ​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