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2018 RED BURGUNDY

A LEGEND IN THE MAKING I have been going to Burgundy to taste the new vintage from barrel before bottling since 1981. During this period I have missed only one year and my friend Geoffrey Troy has accompanied me on each trip. Others have also joined us from time to time most notably John Brincko […]

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GREAT NEW WINES – RIDGE & TABLAS CREEK

      This fall there are several really delicious new red and white wines that have just been released from Ridge Vineyards and Tablas Creek Vineyard. They are really special. Don’t miss them! RIDGE VINEYARDS – FALL 2019 RELEASES New releases from Ridge Vineyards are always a treat. Year after year Ridge Vineyards produces […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016!

  It’s always hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again. The New Year 2016 is almost here. Beginning in 2011, after our first year as an online publication, I published my reflections on the past year and fearless wine forecasts for the upcoming year. Many things did occur and most trends were […]

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A GRAND FOOD & WINE EVENT FEATURING OLD CALIFORNIA CABERNETS FROM INGLENOOK AND DIAMOND CREEK

  OLD CALIFORNIA CABERNET TASTING WITH JOHN TILSON 12/13/14   Dinner by Kelsie Kerr of Standard Fare, Berkeley 1960 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1959 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1958 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1956 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1955 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1949 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon   […]

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OUR EDITORS WRITE ABOUT THEIR FAVORITE WINES

Many years ago in our print publication, we published articles from our editors on their favorite wines.  This is the first in what I hope will be a series where we again publish the favorite wines of our editors. Cary Feibleman is an Underground Contributing Editor and an old friend who is also a dedicated wine […]

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WORLD CLASS CENTRAL COAST WINERIES: New Releases From Calera, Domaine Eden, Mount Eden Vineyards, Ridge Vineyards, and Tablas Creek Vineyard

The Central Coast American Viticultural Area (AVA) extends about 250 miles along the coastline of California from San Francisco in the north to Santa Barbara in the south. It is approximately 25 miles in width and covers some four million acres with just under 100,000 acres planted to wine grapes. The region has about 360 […]

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THE UNDERGROUND IS BACK!

  Just when some thought that I had disappeared into the big Underground wine cellar in the sky, I am back to earth! You see, when I last communicated I thought I would be gone for a few weeks. But, I underestimated. I had something far more serious, a staph infection in my spine that […]

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THE VINEYARD OR THE WINEMAKING? WHAT REALLY MATTERS?

Allen R. Balik recently wrote an article in the Napa Valley Register entitled “Is it about the vineyard or the winemaking?”  That’s an often asked question. But, is it a good question or a bad question? I would say that it depends on your perspective. Here are some of the highlights of Allen’s article: Although […]

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