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Some of the Finest Wine Books Ever Written (...But Not by Jancis or Hugh)

Neal Martin examines some of the books that inspired him over the years, but have not be written by Hugh Johnson or Jancis Robinson, since we already know how great they are....

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Bordeaux 2016 - Live From The Vines

After spending three days in Bordeaux inspecting the beginning of the 2016 harvest, Neal Martin reports from the vines....

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Coming Up in Wine Advocate Issue 227

On Friday, 28th October at 12 noon USA EDT, we will be publishing our spooktacular Halloween Issue: Wine Advocate Issue 227. This Godzilla of a report is certainly giving our editorial team the heebie jeebies, since we have more tasting notes and articles to edit before the witching hour than ever before – 42 new spine-tingling reports!...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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