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Posted: April 30, 2015 By Tim Fish
Posted: April 15, 2015 By Tim Fish
Anyone can make Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley. All it takes is a boatload of cash. The real challenge is found on the winemaking outskirts, exploring underappreciated regions and grape varieties. That's how winemaker Ian Brand looks at it, anyway.
Posted: April 10, 2015 By Tim Fish
Posted: April 1, 2015 By Tim Fish
The market overflowed with California Rhône reds in recent years, so it's easy to take the wines for granted. That's unfortunate, because there are loads of superb wines from 2012. Here are 5 of my top value picks for Syrah, Grenache and more.
Posted: March 24, 2015 By Tim Fish
Posted: March 18, 2015 By Tim Fish
Wine Spectator is always a rich source for value wines. Check out our many resources for hunting that inexpensive bottle you've been thirsting for,
Posted: March 17, 2015 By Tim Fish
Posted: March 4, 2015 By Tim Fish
My expectations for the 2012 California Zinfandels were high from the beginning. Winemakers were giddy, even beyond the typical "best vintage ever" BS you hear after harvest every year. The question is how have those early reactions played out? Therein lies my story.
Posted: March 2, 2015 By Tim Fish
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