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Outstanding in the Field
posted on December 6, 2016 by Tara Q. Thomas

For the first time, Outstanding in the Field is taking its outdoor white-tablecloth dinners into the vineyards of Chile and Argentina.


Since founding Outstanding in the Field in 1999, Jim Denevan and his team have held hundreds of dinners across North America, ...Read more

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Bollinger 1830
posted on November 15, 2016 by Josh Greene

What does a Champagne taste like when it’s 186 years old?

It likely depends on where it was stored. Perhaps a bottle recovered from a wreck, where it had been buried at the bottom of the sea for more than a century, might be in better condition than one lost ...Read more

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Champagne Scholarship
posted on November 10, 2016 by Tara Q Thomas


Applications for La Fête du Champagne’s Sommelier Scholarship are now open. Aimed at budding sommeliers who have never visited Champagne, the scholarship includes an all-expenses-paid tour of Champagne with La Fête founders Peter Liem and Daniel Johnnes. Entries are accepted through December 31, 2016.

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Vendanges Solidaires
posted on October 25, 2016 by Caitlin Griffith


Racines NY and Chambers Street Wines are raising money for winemakers hit hard by extreme weather in 2016.

In 2016, extreme weather events like ...Read more

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Annegret Reh-Gartner: A Remembrance
posted on October 7, 2016 by Tara Q Thomas


Instead, in walked this tiny, impeccably dressed woman with short, curly hair, twinkling eyes and a warm handshake. She darted around looking at all the bottles that line the office walls, and immediately started asking questions. She was open and inquisitive, generous with her attention and keen on deflecting praise to direct it instead ...Read more

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Somm Scholarships
posted on September 1, 2016 by Tara Q Thomas


Earlier this year, we announced a partnership with the International Culinary Center (ICC) to offer a $2,500 scholarship to a student interested in studying wine at the school’s West Coast campus. We’re excited to announce that a second scholarship is now available to students interested in the CATEGORIES   Web Exclusive Feature  

Guest Tasters at W&S
posted on August 1, 2016 by W&S Team

Guest Taster: Chris Struck


Late of Racines, currently at White Street, native of Florida, Chris Struck helped us evaluate more than 2,600 wines for our June issue. He was ...Read more

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Nebbiolo Prima 2016
posted on May 12, 2016 by Alan Tardi


Flanking Alberto Cordero di Montezemolo, president of Albeisa, the association of local wine producers that sponsors the event, were Antonio Deltetto of Roero and Orlando Pecchinino of Dogliani. 

This was interesting, as, two years ago, the Roero withdrew from the consortium formerly known as the Consorzio Tutela di Barolo, ...Read more

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Paul Pontallier, 1956 to 2016
posted on April 11, 2016 by Fiona Morrison, MW


The en primeur week began on a very sad note with the funeral of Paul Pontallier, director of Château Margaux for many years, at the Basilique de St-Seurin in Bordeaux. He died on March 28, ...Read more

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New Climate Report on English Fizz
posted on April 1, 2016 by Jamie Goode


The team, led by Alistair Nesbitt at the UEA’s School of Environmental Sciences, examined climate data from 1954 to 2013. The paper, published in the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, shows that since 1960, growing season temperatures in the UK have risen faster than the global average, perhaps explaining why, between 2004 and 2013, ...Read more

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