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News & Features  :  Tasting Highlights

10 Vintage California Bubblies

New reviews of exceptional sparkling wines from the Golden State

Posted: October 14, 2013  By Tim Fish

Blogs  :  Exploring Wine with Tim Fish

Buddy, Can You Spare 10 Bucks for a Good Wine?

It’s a big fun world of wine when it comes to finding values

Posted: October 9, 2013  By Tim Fish

In my family there's a long line of cheapskates, balanced only by those few individuals who plowed through cash like so many dead leaves. Both sides of that genetic coin taunt my mind when it comes to buying wine. "I want a good Châteauneuf-du-Pape" goes up against, "No, they've gotten too damn expensive!"

The "World Values" story in the Oct. 15 issue of Wine Spectator makes the coin flip easy. My colleague Kim Marcus highlights 100 great value wines from around the world, grouped by region. Here are some of my favorites from the story, broken down by region, because you can find great values everywhere.

News & Features  :  News

Sonoma Loses Two Prominent Vintners: Robert Hunter Jr. and Dale Goode

Hunter was a banker-turned–sparkling winemaker; Goode a pioneering grower in Alexander Valley

Posted: October 7, 2013  By Tim Fish

News & Features  :  Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Vail Hotels

A new generation of hotels arrives at this Colorado resort town

Posted: October 7, 2013  By Tim Fish

News & Features  :  News

Viansa Winery the Latest Buy in Vintage Wine Estates Spree

Comes on the heels of company’s August purchase of Clos Pegase

Posted: October 4, 2013  By Tim Fish

Sept. 30, 2013 Issue  :  Features

The New Portland

A thriving food and wine scene abounds with bohemian charm

Posted: September 30, 2013  By Tim Fish

News & Features  :  Tasting Highlights

11 Bright California Sparklers

New reviews of festive bubblies from the Golden State

Posted: September 16, 2013  By Tim Fish

News & Features  :  Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portland Restaurants

A thriving food and wine scene abounds with bohemian charm

Posted: September 16, 2013  By Tim Fish

Blogs  :  Exploring Wine with Tim Fish

No Rest for the Weary Winemaker

Harvest 2013 is running early in California

Posted: September 11, 2013  By Tim Fish

There’s a dusty book someplace that lists the California harvests that ran earlier than 2013, but I can’t recall many in the 24 years I’ve lived here. Consider this. Hanzell Vineyards, known for great Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, finished its harvest in Sonoma Valley a week before Labor Day.

That’s on the outskirts of the norm but it does show how fast things are moving. The growing season rain early all year and there’s been plenty of sun throughout summer. Warm temperatures to start the month moved things along even faster.

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Raises Record $2.5 Million

County and valley combine efforts and take in $1.4 million at live auction

Posted: September 3, 2013  By Tim Fish

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