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Wine Reviews and Winery Profiles

This collection is a sampling of some of the more interesting wine writing done by myself and contributor Ken Schechet over the past decade or so. Given the importance of vintage in most cases, each article is identified with the year in which it was originally written.

A Conversation with Eileen Crane (2018)

A Glass of Madeira, My Dear (2011)

Adelaide Hills: The New Face of Australian Wine (2016)

Aia Vecchia: Affordable Super Tuscans (2015)

Almost Classified: Chateau Phelan Segur (2018)

Altaneve: Prosecco Goes Uptown (2017)

Anatomy of A Trip to the Wine Shop (2017)

Ao Yun: Moet Hennessy Flies Above the Clouds (2017)

Are You Being Ripped Off By High Wine Prices in Restaurants? (2017)

Arnaldo Caprai: Stellar Reds from Umbria (2012)

Artesa: Spanish Roots, Napa Style (2017)

Banfi Under $20 (2017)

Benovia Winery: The Legacy of Family (2017)

Bonneau du Martray: After the Earthquake (2017)

BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet: 1969-2002 (2006)

Carpano: The King of Vermouth (2014)

Champagne Laurent-Perrier (2010)

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (2010 and 2011)

Champagne Perrier-Jouet (2010)

Chardonnay 2.0 (2018)

Chateau D'Esclans: The Art of Rose' (2015)

Chateau Lassegue, St. Emilion Grand Cru (2013)

Chateau Latour: 1990-2002 (2006)

Chateau Lynch-Bages: 1947-2003 (2006)

Cheval des Andes (2017)

Chinato: Return to 1555 (2016)

Climate Change in Sonoma County (2017)

CUNE: Rioja Resplendent (2006 and 2015)

Depleting the Bucket List: The First Growth Experience (Ken Schechet, 2009)

Dierberg: Jewel of the Santa Rita Hills (2017)

Domaine Carneros: The Dream (2018)

Domaine de la Vougeraie: Burgundy at its Best (2017)

Donelan Family Wines (2017)

Duckhorn Vineyards: The Once and Future Merlot (2017)

Dynamic Tension and Sheer Brilliance: Dom Perignon Oenotheque Rose' (2010)

Fake News and Wine (2017)

Five Reasons Why You Might Be the Most Intelligent Readers on Earth (2017)

Gaming the Restaurant Wine List (2017)

Gonzalez Byass Sherry (2015)

Gaja: The Next Generation (2017)

Gruet Sparkling Wine from New Mexico (2017)

Guigal Cote-Rotie: 1978-2001 (2004)

Health Benefits of Red Wine (2016)

How and Why to Build a Wine Collection: A Beginner's Guide (2017)

How to Preserve Leftover Wine (2017)

In the Realm of the Blind Tasting, the One-Eyed Man is King (2017)

Justin Winery (2016)

Laura Catena, Princess of Malbec (2017)

Martinelli Winery: The Real Sonoma (2015)

Murietta's Well (2017)

Myths of Food and Wine Pairing (2010)

North by Northwest (2016)

Long Island's North Fork: Paumonok Vineyards (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Long Island's North Fork: Roanoke Vineyards (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Long Island's North Fork: Schinn Estate Vineyards (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Long Island's North Fork: Macari Vineyards (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Palmaz Vineyards (2015)

Paul Hobbs: Crossbarn (2015)

Quick Sip: Furleigh Estate (2017)

Quick Sip: Mionetto Prosecco Cartizze DOCG (2017)

Quick Sip: Riff Pinot Grigio, by Alois Lageder (2017)

Riedel: The World's Best Stemware, Or A Scam? (2017)

Ruffino Riserva Ducale: The Tan and The Gold (2017)

Sidebar Cellars: David Ramey Cuts Loose (2017)

Saving the World, One Beehive At A Time (2018)

Soave for the New Millenium (2015)

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars: Current Releases (2017)

The Confidence Game That Changed Wine (2018)

The Fire Next Time (2018)

The Heidsieck Family of Champagne (2006)

The Israeli Wine Road (Ken Schechet, 2008)

The Truth About Sulfites (2017)

The Vision of Vicente Garcia Vasquez (2018)

The Wine Industry Hits The Baby Boomer Trifecta (2018)

The World's Best Kosher Wine? (2018)

The Wines of Marchesi di Gresy (2018)

To Kalon: The Importance of Place (2018)

Travels in Chianti Classico (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Travels in Piemonte (Ken Schechet, 2010)

Trophy Champagne: Recent Tasting Notes (2017)

Verdicchio: Lost and Found (2018)

Veuve Clicquot: Current Vintages (2017)

Vietti Arneis: Grape Archaeology

Vinotherapy (2016)

What do Tulips, Wine and the Kardashians Have in Common? (2017)

Why is Every Wine Vintage the Vintage of the Century? (2017)

Political Arguments, Wine and Hospitality Don't Mix (2017)

Willakenzie: Organic, Sustainable, Oregonian (2016)

Wines of Texas Hill Country (Ken Schechet, 2008)