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Taken with a Pinch of Wine Faults

It’s tempting for us wine experts to want to get on our high horses about wine faults. The (r)evolution of winemaking in the last twenty or so years means that there are far fewer faults in wines today than ever before. Experts are also better trained nowadays at spotting specific faults and as a result we can perhaps get overly excited when we spot even minor cases of brettanomyces, volatile acidity, oxidation and reduction. This is both a boon for...

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20 Outstanding White & Rosé Value-for-Money Wines in Wine Advocate Issue 226

We’re excited to reveal this selection of twenty of our most “outstanding” white and rosé value-for-money wines (those scoring over 90 points and retailing for around US$25 or less) in our recently published August Issue of the Wine Advocate - Issue 226....

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Words On Wine: Jefford & I

Prompted by Andrew Jefford's column in which he announced the end for his desire to drinking the best wine, Neal Martin adds his own thoughts on the subject and how consumers' notion of "the best" as expanded beyond traditional regions....

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20 Outstanding Value-for-Money Red Wines in Wine Advocate Issue 226

We’re excited to reveal this selection of twenty of our most “outstanding” red value-for-money wines (those scoring over 90 points and retailing for around US$25 or less) in our recently published August Issue of the Wine Advocate - Issue 226....

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20 Extraordinary Wines in Wine Advocate Issue 226

We’re excited to reveal this selection of twenty of the most “extraordinary” new releases (those rated 96-100 points) in our recently published August Issue of the Wine Advocate, Issue 226, including one incredible Japanese Sake from our very first Sake report....

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Alice’s Adventures in Naturaland, or Through the Isinglass

Ron Washam, A.K.A. The HoseMaster of Wine™, ventures beyond his infamous blog, penning his first original, wickedly satirical piece for Wine Journal. Welcome HoseMaster!...

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38th TWA Anniversary Addition POST SCRIPT: Since 2003 and the 25th Anniversary

Since we launched it in 2001, The Wine Advocate site largely remained unchanged in its early beginnings and is currently undergoing its first massive modification, revision and facelift. Although robertparker.com sits behind a paywall, there is no doubt that the quantity of free wine information on the Internet presented an enormous opportunity for amateurs and serious wine enthusiasts to share their opinions and thoughts about wine. In short, it was a wine information bonanza, and totally free....

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Coming Up in Wine Advocate Issue 226

On Wednesday, 31st August at 12 noon USA EDT, we will be publishing Wine Advocate Issue 226. We have an incredible line-up of regions and wines being featured this issue, making it nearly impossible to list the highlights without listing all 26 articles. To name but a few......

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Wine Journal: The Third Coming

Now comes the third incarnation of Wine-Journal. Not so much rising from the dead, it has been reactivated, rebooted, given a lick of paint and escaped from behind the paywall out into the free-to-view world of the Internet....

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