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Blaauwklippen

01 Mar 10 Signs of Harvest-Induced Insanity
17 Feb 10 Screw 'Sideways'
12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On
27 Jan 10 The Grapes and Math
25 Jan 10 Braai Times
25 Jan 10 Blaauwklippen Vineyard Photos
17 Jan 10 Suitcases, Wine, and Goodbyes

Stellenbosch

06 Mar 14 Oscar Night and Old Vines Chenin
30 Jan 14 On Stealing and Sharing the Spotlight
10 Jan 14 Wine to Make You Thirsty
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass
07 Mar 10 Wine Tasting, Part 2
30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I
27 Jan 10 The Grapes and Math
17 Jan 10 Suitcases, Wine, and Goodbyes

2010 harvest

12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On
27 Jan 10 The Grapes and Math
17 Jan 10 Suitcases, Wine, and Goodbyes

Beer

25 Jan 10 Braai Times

Dombeya

10 Jan 14 Wine to Make You Thirsty
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass
25 Jan 10 Braai Times

Slaley

25 Jan 10 Braai Times

chardonnay

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation
23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!
24 Jul 14 That Perfect Wine
05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass
25 Jan 10 Braai Times

syrah

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation
08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
10 Jan 14 Wine to Make You Thirsty
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass
25 Jan 10 Braai Times

viticulture

06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines
08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
11 Sep 14 Why We Do It
22 May 14 Summer Arrives at Mitchell Vineyard
24 Apr 14 Playing God
31 Oct 13 Starting Again
08 Mar 11 De Toren
27 Jan 10 The Grapes and Math

Simonsberg

01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie
30 Jan 14 On Stealing and Sharing the Spotlight
15 Nov 13 Moving Shadows
05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang
30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Banhoek

30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Delheim

30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Delaire

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara
30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Tokara

12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On
30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Zorgvliet

30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

Thelema

20 Mar 14 Mountain Red, Camembert Cream Cheese, and Charcuterie
03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions
22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai
30 Jan 10 Wine Tasting, Part I

viognier

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation
01 Mar 10 Signs of Harvest-Induced Insanity
12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On

Wijnhuis

12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On

Glenelly

09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly
12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On

Cape blend

12 Feb 10 Get Your Game Face On

merlot

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation
09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly
03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions
08 Mar 11 De Toren
05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang
17 Feb 10 Screw 'Sideways'

rosé

17 Apr 14 Springtime in a Bottle
25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting
20 Feb 10 Just Don't Call It "Blush"

Blauwklippen

20 Feb 10 Just Don't Call It "Blush"

zinfandel

20 Feb 10 Just Don't Call It "Blush"

harvest

01 Mar 10 Signs of Harvest-Induced Insanity

terroir

02 Apr 17 AVAs and PDOs
01 Mar 10 Signs of Harvest-Induced Insanity

Kleine Zalze

07 Mar 10 Wine Tasting, Part 2

Ernie Els

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass
07 Mar 10 Wine Tasting, Part 2

Rust en Vrede

28 Feb 14 Helderberg Comes to Madison
07 Mar 10 Wine Tasting, Part 2

Haskell

22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass

shiraz

09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly
01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie
20 Mar 14 Mountain Red, Camembert Cream Cheese, and Charcuterie
10 Jan 14 Wine to Make You Thirsty
05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass

cabernet

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!
22 Mar 10 A Backstage pass

Franschhoek

05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang

Muratie

01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie
05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang

Le Pommier

05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang

Haute Cabriere

05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang

Methode Cap Classique

05 Mar 11 Starting Off with a Bang

De Toren

08 Mar 11 De Toren

Constantia

01 May 15 South Africa Night!
08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
09 May 14 Constantia 2014 Harvest Report from Buitenverwachting
08 Nov 13 The Steep Slopes of Klein Constantia
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

Buitenverwachting

01 May 15 South Africa Night!
08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
09 May 14 Constantia 2014 Harvest Report from Buitenverwachting
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

Klein Constantia

08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
08 Nov 13 The Steep Slopes of Klein Constantia
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

Vin de Constance

17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

cabernet sauvignon

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes
20 Oct 15 Wine Like Home
08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape
09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly
24 Jul 14 That Perfect Wine
20 Jun 14 Hellishly Good
01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie
17 Apr 14 Springtime in a Bottle
28 Feb 14 Helderberg Comes to Madison
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

cabernet franc

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara
15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014
09 May 14 Constantia 2014 Harvest Report from Buitenverwachting
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

sauvignon blanc

28 Mar 17 The Happiest Grape
21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation
01 May 15 South Africa Night!
09 May 14 Constantia 2014 Harvest Report from Buitenverwachting
08 Nov 13 The Steep Slopes of Klein Constantia
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

beer

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This
17 Mar 11 Getting Swoony in Constantia

Wisconsin

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It
21 Aug 14 The Final Countdown
22 May 14 Summer Arrives at Mitchell Vineyard
24 Apr 14 Playing God
31 Oct 13 Starting Again

Mitchell Vineyard

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It
28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy
21 Aug 14 The Final Countdown
22 May 14 Summer Arrives at Mitchell Vineyard
13 Dec 13 Lessons from my first harvest in Wisconsin
31 Oct 13 Starting Again

Niagara

23 Apr 17 Sweet Wine Throwdown
26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara
31 Oct 13 Starting Again

malbec

04 May 17 The Malbec Mystique
03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions
31 Oct 13 Starting Again

Wisconsin cheese

08 Nov 13 The Steep Slopes of Klein Constantia

Rustenberg

15 Nov 13 Moving Shadows

Bordeaux blend

01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie
30 Jan 14 On Stealing and Sharing the Spotlight
15 Nov 13 Moving Shadows

Glen Carlou

22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

Warwick

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine
22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

Rudi Schultz

22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

Kanonkop

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine
30 Jan 14 On Stealing and Sharing the Spotlight
22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

Raats Family

06 Mar 14 Oscar Night and Old Vines Chenin
22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

Vilafonte

03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions
22 Nov 13 The Happiest Place on Earth is wherever there is braai

South African Politics

06 Dec 13 Goodbye, Nelson Mandela

Robben Island

06 Dec 13 Goodbye, Nelson Mandela

Wisconsin wine

13 Dec 13 Lessons from my first harvest in Wisconsin

2013 harvest

13 Dec 13 Lessons from my first harvest in Wisconsin

marquette

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014
13 Dec 13 Lessons from my first harvest in Wisconsin

aromella

13 Dec 13 Lessons from my first harvest in Wisconsin

Edgebaston

17 Jul 14 Xai Xai
20 Dec 13 In Which I Pair Chocolate And Wine, Thus Negating All Existence

Southern Right

20 Dec 13 In Which I Pair Chocolate And Wine, Thus Negating All Existence

pinotage

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation
31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa
27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine
20 Dec 13 In Which I Pair Chocolate And Wine, Thus Negating All Existence

pairings

20 Dec 13 In Which I Pair Chocolate And Wine, Thus Negating All Existence

Foradori

03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions

Swartland

01 May 15 South Africa Night!
16 May 14 Palladius 2010
03 Jan 14 Wine Resolutions

Cap Classique

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

Indaba

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

Colmant

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

chenin blanc

12 Nov 15 We're Just Technicians
01 May 15 South Africa Night!
31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa
16 May 14 Palladius 2010
02 Apr 14 Flawless
06 Mar 14 Oscar Night and Old Vines Chenin
25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

Badenhorst

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

mourvèdre

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

Mullineux

25 Jan 14 A South African Wine Tasting

L'Etoile

28 Feb 14 Helderberg Comes to Madison

Helderberg

28 Feb 14 Helderberg Comes to Madison

DeMorgenzon

17 Apr 14 Springtime in a Bottle
02 Apr 14 Flawless

Beyoncé

02 Apr 14 Flawless

Mitchell vineyard

24 Apr 14 Playing God

Petite Pearl

24 Apr 14 Playing God

2014 harvest

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It
01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie

verdehlo

01 May 14 Stellenbosch 2014 Harvest Report from Muratie

Sadie

16 May 14 Palladius 2010

Bartinney

24 Jul 14 That Perfect Wine
20 Jun 14 Hellishly Good

interviews

23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints
27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Peter May

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Middelvlei

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Stellenzicht

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Windmuel

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Loma Prieta

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Altydedacht

27 Jun 14 A Characterful Wine

Black Pearl

17 Jul 14 Xai Xai

Xai Xai

17 Jul 14 Xai Xai

South African Cuisine

17 Jul 14 Xai Xai

New York

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014
17 Jul 14 Xai Xai

Ronell Wiid

24 Jul 14 That Perfect Wine

2014 Harvest

28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy
21 Aug 14 The Final Countdown

Viticulture

21 Aug 14 The Final Countdown

cava

11 Nov 14 I Have an Excuse.
28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy

xarello

28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy

macabeo

28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy

parellada

28 Aug 14 Cava and Comedy

prairie star

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It

la crescent

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It

foch

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It

millot

11 Sep 14 Why We Do It

WSET

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!
21 Nov 14 Ingredients I Can't Pronounce
18 Sep 14 Beautiful Bordeaux

Bordeaux

14 May 17 Highly Classified Information
18 Sep 14 Beautiful Bordeaux

Château Bel-Air LaGrave

18 Sep 14 Beautiful Bordeaux

Château Sansonnet

18 Sep 14 Beautiful Bordeaux

Château Greysac

18 Sep 14 Beautiful Bordeaux

petit verdit

09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly

Adi Badenhorst

09 Oct 14 Grand Vin de Glenelly

Hudson Valley

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

tocai friuliano

14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

pinot noir

22 May 17 Burgundy in Sicily
12 Nov 15 We're Just Technicians
15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

spirits

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

cider

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

baco noir

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

gamay

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara
15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

riesling

07 Feb 15 A Decade of Dönnhoff
26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara
15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014
14 Oct 14 Photos from TasteCamp 2014

tocai friulano

15 Oct 14 Observations from TasteCamp 2014

irl

11 Nov 14 I Have an Excuse.

bubbles

11 Nov 14 I Have an Excuse.

Hungary

21 Nov 14 Ingredients I Can't Pronounce

tokaji

21 Nov 14 Ingredients I Can't Pronounce

Királyudvar

21 Nov 14 Ingredients I Can't Pronounce

Pfneizsl

21 Nov 14 Ingredients I Can't Pronounce

Bugey

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara

Savoie

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara

Vineland

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara

Tawse

26 Dec 14 Christmas Wines from Savoie to Niagara

Napa

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights
23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!

California

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!

Winemaking

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!

claret

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!

White Rock

23 Jan 15 I Made It to Napa!

Sauternes

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

carmenere

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

California wine

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

Mulderbosch

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

Neethlingshof

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

Raats

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

Montes

31 Jan 15 The Best Things I Drank in Napa

Dönnhoff

07 Feb 15 A Decade of Dönnhoff

Terry Theise

07 Feb 15 A Decade of Dönnhoff

social justice

16 Nov 16 Fighting Fear
27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

winemaking

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

social responsibility

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

environmental

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

sustainability

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

labor

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

natural wine

27 Feb 15 Putting Boots To Ground

fire

08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape

Steenberg

08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape

Groot Constantia

08 Mar 15 Fires on the Cape

South Africa

06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

Eben Sadie

01 May 15 South Africa Night!
06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

Skurfberg

06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

mencía

06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

cinsault

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes
06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

sémillon

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation
06 Apr 15 Oldest Vines

Vilafonté

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

grenache

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

tinta barocca

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

Bordeaux blends

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

old vines

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

Paarl

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

Olifants River

01 May 15 South Africa Night!

Reyneke

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation

biodynamic

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation

Boekenhoutskloof

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation

northern Rhône

16 Jun 15 With Knowledge Comes Obligation

Failla

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights

Matthiasson

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights

Corison

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights

Young Inglewood

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights

food

13 Oct 15 Napa Highlights

Spanish wine

20 Oct 15 Wine Like Home

Yecla

20 Oct 15 Wine Like Home

monastrell

20 Oct 15 Wine Like Home

Catherine Marshall

12 Nov 15 We're Just Technicians

Elgin

12 Nov 15 We're Just Technicians

garagiste

12 Nov 15 We're Just Technicians

Appearances

23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints

Skepchick

23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints

biodynamics

23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints

pairing

23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints

meta

16 Nov 16 Fighting Fear
23 Feb 16 Wine Magic, With a Side of Thin Mints

Walker Bay

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation

Creation

21 Sep 16 Wines of Creation

Greece

28 Sep 16 Cool Crete

liatiko

28 Sep 16 Cool Crete

Douloufakis

28 Sep 16 Cool Crete

Dafne

28 Sep 16 Cool Crete

wine tasting

12 Oct 16 Teaching Lessons

teaching

12 Oct 16 Teaching Lessons

wine classes

12 Oct 16 Teaching Lessons

America

16 Nov 16 Fighting Fear

activism

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This
15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

Congress

15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

Cava

15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

Tempranillo

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes
15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

Occhipinti

15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

Frappato

15 Feb 17 Liquid Courage

police

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

criminal justice

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

prison

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

law

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

entertainment

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

Begyle

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

racism

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

drink this/read this

13 Mar 17 Drink This/Read This

Lebanon

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

Rioja

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal
20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

aging wine

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

Bodegas Montecillo

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

Chateau Musar

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

carignan

20 Mar 17 Silver Foxes

New Zealand

28 Mar 17 The Happiest Grape

wset

28 Mar 17 The Happiest Grape

appellations

02 Apr 17 AVAs and PDOs

AVA

02 Apr 17 AVAs and PDOs

PDO

02 Apr 17 AVAs and PDOs

icewine

23 Apr 17 Sweet Wine Throwdown

vin santo

23 Apr 17 Sweet Wine Throwdown

TBA

23 Apr 17 Sweet Wine Throwdown

trockenbeerenauslese

23 Apr 17 Sweet Wine Throwdown

Spain

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal

Portugal

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal

tempranillo

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal

albariño

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal

Viña Monty

27 Apr 17 Wines of Spain and Portugal

Argentina

04 May 17 The Malbec Mystique

Mendoza

04 May 17 The Malbec Mystique

Japan

09 May 17 Get Psyched For Japanese Wine

koshu

09 May 17 Get Psyched For Japanese Wine

Yamanashi

09 May 17 Get Psyched For Japanese Wine

Grace Winery

09 May 17 Get Psyched For Japanese Wine

classification

14 May 17 Highly Classified Information

China

14 May 17 Highly Classified Information

First Growths

14 May 17 Highly Classified Information

Burgundy

22 May 17 Burgundy in Sicily

Etna

22 May 17 Burgundy in Sicily

Sicily

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy
22 May 17 Burgundy in Sicily

nerello mascalese

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy
22 May 17 Burgundy in Sicily

Italy

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

Sardinia

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

vermentino

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

pecorino

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

gaglioppo

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

Calabria

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

Abruzzo

29 May 17 Finding Value in Southern Italy

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