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6 Wines for Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is a versatile meal that calls for a wide selection of wines on the table. You may be surprised at how many different styles and varieties pair well with Thanksgiving dishes....

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A Matter of Hong Kong (and Shanghai) - Part 2

The further adventures of Neal Martin in Hong Kong and Shanghai....

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A Matter of Hong Kong - Part 1

Neal Martin ventured to the Hong Kong and Shanghai for the Matter of Taste event. This is what happened....

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20 Extraordinary White Wines in Wine Advocate Issue 227

Selected from a bumper crop in the latest Robert Parker Wine Advocate Issue, we’re pleased to reveal this list of twenty of our most “extraordinary” white wines (those rated 96-100 points) featured in our End of October Issue of the Wine Advocate - Issue 227....

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15 Top-Scoring Zinfandels in Wine Advocate Issue 227

In honor of Robert Parker's Part One of his Northern California reports, I've compiled a list of 15 Zinfandels scoring 90 points or higher in Issue 227....

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20 Extraordinary Red Wines in Wine Advocate Issue 227

Selected from a bumper crop in the latest Robert Parker Wine Advocate Issue, we’re pleased to reveal this list of twenty of our most “extraordinary” red wines (those rated 96-100 points) featured in our End of October Issue of the Wine Advocate - Issue 227....

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So Long, Farewell Vieilles Vignes

Neal Martin observes how some of Burgundy's prime vineyards are being uprooted following a succession of difficult vintages....

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8 Scary Wine Labels on Fabulous Wines!

Just in time for the Halloween festivities this weekend, I’ve dug up some images of creepy wine labels on wines that I absolutely adore and highly recommend. Happy Halloween!...

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Bob Dylan on Wine

While it may have come as something of a shock to many people when Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, it certainly wasn’t a surprise to those of us who have followed Dylan’s brilliant wine writing over the years....

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10 Most Beautiful Wine Regions in the World

I’ve read a lot of pieces over the years with this title or similar, which prompted me to wonder how many wine regions of the world the author or participants in the survey have visited. As a consequence of my career choice, I’ve had the very good fortune to visit a lot....

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