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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2012

A Whiter Shade of Rhônes

Rhône Valley–inspired whites offer diverse flavors
MaryAnn Worobiec
Issue: March 31, 2012


Intense and fragrant, Rhône-style white wines from California offer both quality and variety. For years it seemed that the appeal of these whites might be limited to Francophiles or adventurous wine drinkers looking for something new. It didn't help that many people were uncertain how to pronounce the name of grapes such as Viognier (VEE-oh-nyay). Wine Spectator's MaryAnnWorobiec reports.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 2012.


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