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American Winemaker Video Series: Sashi Moorman

Tectonic Origins: A Glimpse Into Sta. Rita Hills

Sashi Moorman is a winemaker. And, in navigating the Sta. Rita Hills and their surrounds, he is a rather adept geographer, historian, geologist, and storyteller, too. This versatility is not a parlor trick, but a necessity of his craft: Sashi’s wines are unrelenting works of intricate engagement with terroir. What’s more, on a good day, … Read More

April Showers: Our Favorite Floral Cocktails

April Showers: Our Favorite Floral Cocktails

We love flowers! Not just looking at, smelling, arranging, planting, stroking (just to see if they are real!), but we also love drinking them. Nothing delights us more than sitting at our favorite bar with a cocktail covered in flowers. The intense colors contrast beautifully with the typically muted pastels of the liquid inside the … Read More

Terry Theise’s 2016 Germany Vintage Report

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Terry has returned from Germany after tasting at over 30 estates from the Mosel to the Pfalz and his latest vintage report is in! I have a bad habit of burying the lead. This time I won’t. Nearly every vintage, even good, excellent or great ones, has a shadow side that expresses as a common … Read More

The Legacy of Graillot: Maxime Graillot & Domaine Equis

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Featured Image: Maxime & Alain Graillot Photo: Gunnar Lier There is perhaps no industry where the weight of past generations is felt more acutely than in the world of wine. For elite domaines, each generational change invites the risk of falling into ruin, or worse yet, mediocrity. However history has shown us that the crushing weight … Read More