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  1. Matrot Burgundy: In the Sixth Generation, Daughters Take Charge

    Matrot Burgundy: In the Sixth Generation, Daughters Take Charge

    "As winemakers we are obsessed with quality and we are aware that we are very lucky to take care of such beautiful terroirs. Indeed the terroir of Burgundy is amazing and you cannot find it anywhere else on earth." Adèle and Elsa Matrot
  2. 10 Great Wine Gifts That Speak to This Challenging and Eventful Year

    10 Great Wine Gifts That Speak to This Challenging and Eventful Year

    "Don’t give a present to a wine-lover or budding oenophile that probably will never be used, like the “I hope you brought wine” doormat."
  3. The Story Behind Volage, a New Grower Crémant de Loire Rosé

    The Story Behind Volage, a New Grower Crémant de Loire Rosé

    "The idea is always to be a grower of crémant, because everybody knows about Champagne, and nobody ever talks about growers of crémant, and this is what I am doing." - François-Xavier Chaillou
  4. Italian Wines Born in the USA: Passion, Purpose and History

    Italian Wines Born in the USA: Passion, Purpose and History

    "Bernard Orsi, 75, made his money in beer – he was a top executive of a company that at one time owned brands like Falstaff and Pabst Blue Ribbon – but turned into a winemaker later in life." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  5. Why You Should Drink Chenin Blanc from Here, There and Everywhere

    Why You Should Drink Chenin Blanc from Here, There and Everywhere

    "We need to shout from the rooftops about this underappreciated grape." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher on Chenin Blanc
  6. Kevin Zraly Says He Has to ‘Let Go’ of Windows

    Kevin Zraly Says He Has to ‘Let Go’ of Windows

    Dorothy Gaiter profiles the famous wine educator who has nurtured America's first generation of sommeliers.
  7. Do California Chardonnays Age Well?

    Do California Chardonnays Age Well?

    "Over the past few months, we’ve experienced the subjectivity and variability of wine in bold relief over the question: Do California Chardonnays age well?" Dorothy Gaiter
  8. Stony Hill’s Cult Chardonnay and Napa’s Longest Tenured Winemaker

    Stony Hill’s Cult Chardonnay and Napa’s Longest Tenured Winemaker

    “We weren’t trying to imitate anything. It turned out to taste quite a lot like Corton-Charlemagne, but that was incidental.” Mike Chelini talking to Dorothy Gaiter
  9. Antidotes for Our Time, Lambrusco, Unoaked Chardonnay, and Others

    Antidotes for Our Time, Lambrusco, Unoaked Chardonnay, and Others

    "So while we think deeply about what the heck is going on and how we can make things better, here is a vinous soundtrack to sample while we try to help, improve and reorient the things we can affect." Dorothy Gaiter
  10. Qupé’s Rhône Ranger on Vine Theft, Syrah’s Resurgence and Bleeding Blue

    Qupé’s Rhône Ranger on Vine Theft, Syrah’s Resurgence and Bleeding Blue

    "It took a lot of willpower not to call Bob Lindquist “Pilgrim.” I was feeling a little like John Wayne---ok, my only black cowboy reference would be the brilliant Cleavon Little in “Blazing Saddles” but I wasn’t going to go there, you know?" Dorothy Gaiter
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