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Whitley On Wine: Sommelier Challenge 2013 Results
Robert Whitley
Oct 7, 2013

AlbariƱo: A Gastronomic Pilgrimage
Marguerite Thomas
May 6, 2008

You can drink a specific wine. You can read books and magazine articles about it. You may even catch a TV documentary describing it and the place it comes from. But sometimes the only way to truly understand certain wines is to visit their country of origin, specifically the region where the grapes are grown and some of the wineries there. AlbariƱo is just such a wine.

The Comeback Trail
Robert Whitley
Jan 1, 2008

You probably don't stay awake at night worrying about the legion of grape growers tending hundreds of thousands of acres of Chardonnay vines in a world suddenly infatuated by leaner, crisper white wines. Neither do I. I do wonder, though, how long it will take to repair the damage done to the world's most important white wine grape by two decades of winemaking excess.