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Dogs of California Wine Country
Mar 31, 2021

Dogs of California Wine Country

Big or small, sleek or fluffy, vineyard hound or couch puppy—the dogs of California wine country are special members of winegrowing families. We introduce you to the leaders of the pack—the meeters, greeters, protectors and canine cuddlers who bring smiles at estates across Napa and Sonoma. Bring them a treat when you next go to visit.

Cover Stories

Dogs of California Wine Country

Dogs of California Wine Country

These canine companions meet, greet and bring cheer at wineries large and small. Here are the tales …
Mar 31, 2021
Riley, Imogene and Penny of Jackson Family Wines

Riley, Imogene and Penny of Jackson Family Wines

Barbara Banke's three dogs lead an active life in Sonoma
Mar 31, 2021
Cody of Shafer Vineyards

Cody of Shafer Vineyards

Doug Shafer's Golden Retriever charms winery visitors
Mar 31, 2021
Bailey of Rudd Estate

Bailey of Rudd Estate

Samantha Rudd's Bernese Mountain Dog helps keep the family grounded
Mar 31, 2021
Levi of Joel Gott Wines

Levi of Joel Gott Wines

Busy vintner and restaurateur Joel Gott relishes his downtime with his White Lab
Mar 31, 2021
Nala of Foley Family Wines

Nala of Foley Family Wines

Vintner Bill Foley's Golden Retriever can often be seen at his Chalk Hill Winery office
Mar 31, 2021
Siri and Foo of Lail Vineyards

Siri and Foo of Lail Vineyards

Robin Lail's cuddly Bernese Mountain watchdogs stay even-keeled in emergencies
Mar 31, 2021
Bruno of Caymus Vineyards

Bruno of Caymus Vineyards

Chuck Wagner's Italian sporting dog loves spending time in the water
Mar 31, 2021
Boris of Bure Family Wines

Boris of Bure Family Wines

Candace Cameron Bure and Val Bure's Rottweiler is all muscle, but has a warm heart
Mar 31, 2021
Coco of Orin Swift and L'Usine

Coco of Orin Swift and L'Usine

Dave Phinney's big, gangly Boxer wants to be a lap dog
Mar 31, 2021
Khan of Harlan Estate

Khan of Harlan Estate

Bill and Deborah Harlan's Rhodesian Ridgeback is tall, handsome and affectionate
Mar 31, 2021
Theo, Carlos and Grizzly of Copper Cane

Theo, Carlos and Grizzly of Copper Cane

Joe Wagner's quirky trio includes two dogs who love vineyard visits and a homebody
Mar 31, 2021
Holly of Dry Creek Vineyard

Holly of Dry Creek Vineyard

Kim Stare Wallace's Yellow Lab has a reputation for going AWOL from the yard
Mar 31, 2021
Jade and Ollie of Cirq and Chev

Jade and Ollie of Cirq and Chev

Michael and Sarah Browne's German Shepherd and Corgi love to hang out despite their differences
Mar 31, 2021
Tucker of Peter Michael Winery

Tucker of Peter Michael Winery

Vintner Peter Michael's Black Lab loves to roam the Sonoma ranch
Mar 31, 2021
Molly of Lokoya and Cardinale

Molly of Lokoya and Cardinale

Winemaker Chris Carpenter's Novia Scotia Duck Toller is as happy amid the vines as in the water
Mar 31, 2021
Rocky of Hall Wines

Rocky of Hall Wines

Kathryn and Craig Hall's Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a champion cuddler and frequent flier
Mar 31, 2021
Solomon and Luna of Hudson Ranch & Vineyards

Solomon and Luna of Hudson Ranch & Vineyards

Grapegrower Lee Hudson's Lurchers are always by his side as he patrols his Carneros ranch
Mar 31, 2021
Pet-Friendly Wineries

Pet-Friendly Wineries

Touring Napa and Sonoma with your dog
Mar 31, 2021

Tasting Reports

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Bordeaux surmounts an erratic growing season in 2018 to deliver an excellent crop of wines
Mar 31, 2021
Alphabetical Guide to Bordeaux

Alphabetical Guide to Bordeaux

Bordeaux surmounted an erratic growing season in 2018 to deliver an excellent crop of reds, whites …
Mar 31, 2021
Oregon’s Long-Lived Pinot Noirs

Oregon’s Long-Lived Pinot Noirs

The 2018s are built for the cellar
Mar 31, 2021
Alphabetical Guide to Oregon

Alphabetical Guide to Oregon

Oregon's 2018s are built for the cellar. Wine Spectator tasted more than 450 of the region's latest …
Mar 31, 2021

Features

Women Sommeliers Power the Profession’s Future

Women Sommeliers Power the Profession’s Future

What's it like being a female in the male-dominated sommelier world? Women wine pros around the …
Mar 31, 2021

Grapevine

Heitz Cellar Owner and CEO Buy Napa Valley’s Stony Hill Vineyard

Heitz Cellar Owner and CEO Buy Napa Valley’s Stony Hill Vineyard

Gaylon Lawrence Jr. and Carlton McCoy Jr. purchased the treasured, family-run vineyard in Californi…
Mar 31, 2021
Wine & Cheese May Help Bolster Cognitive Health

Wine & Cheese May Help Bolster Cognitive Health

Plus, new federal dietary guidelines keep moderate wine drinking recommendations, while changing …
Mar 31, 2021
Cordials and Liqueurs

Cordials and Liqueurs

Mixing more flavorful cocktails
Mar 31, 2021
Wine Auctions: Commercial Houses Innovate and Thrive

Wine Auctions: Commercial Houses Innovate and Thrive

Plus, Auction Napa Valley cancels its 2021 charity event as organizers chart out a new format
Mar 31, 2021
No Tariff Relief in Sight

No Tariff Relief in Sight

European winemakers and American businesses continue to face the painful effects of tariffs
Mar 31, 2021

Departments

Man’s Best Friend

Man’s Best Friend

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken reflects on the joys of having a pet
Mar 31, 2021
How I Found My Joy in Wine

How I Found My Joy in Wine

Wine Spectator e xecutive editor Jeffery Lindenmuth details his wine journey, from his first big …
Mar 31, 2021
Wine and the City Dog

Wine and the City Dog

Wine Spectator tasting department staffer and online video star Puggsy Bogues sheds light on the …
Mar 31, 2021
Unfiltered

Unfiltered

Taylor Fladgate launches a tawny Port for the new "Kingsman" movie, the New Orleans Saints owner's …
Mar 31, 2021

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