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    How Spain’s Rioja region redefines itself

    Rioja is probably the most traditional of Spain’s table wine appellations, with a reputation that goes back more than 100 years. But it’s also a dynamic region that continues to redefine itself.

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    Peak wines from Washington’s Red Mountain

    Washington’s Red Mountain appellation is the state’s smallest, and its viticultural history spans only about 40 years. But its triangular, southwest-facing slope has become what is widely regarded as Washington’s most prestigious growing area for red wines.

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    12 faves from Central Coast Wine Competition

    From the tried-and-true, like cabernet sauvignon and zinfandel, to the more obscure, like gruner veltliner and counoise, San Luis Obispo County has a good wine for just about any taste. This diversity was on full view at the recent Central Coast Wine Competition. (OK, it wasn’t on full view...

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    Tobin James among local vintners, growers honored by wine groups

    The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance recently recognized five San Luis Obispo County wine industry members as some of the local industry’s best.

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    Edna Valley albarinos change it up

    Albarino is a white grape that finds its greatest, most complete expression in Rias Baixas, in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain. The cool, misty climate and granitic soils produce wines that are fleshy and full-flavored while retaining a refreshing raciness.

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    Oregon chardonnay is coming into its own

    Pinot noir is the undeniable star of Oregon wine. Given that pinot often grows alongside chardonnay — the classic example is Burgundy — you’d think that Oregon would also be known for chardonnay. Not so.

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    Rosé wines earning new respect

    One of my favorite things at this time of year is a glass of cold, dry rosé. The wines have really caught on in the past few years, so I have more choices than ever. I’ve even managed to win over my friends, who in the past looked at pink wines with suspicion, believing that the wines...

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    L'Aventure Winery in Paso Robles hires new sales director

    L'Aventure Winery in Paso Robles has hired Chloe Asseo, daughter of owners Stephan and Beatrice Asseo, to joins the family business as the new sales, marketing and communications director.

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    Syrah puts down roots in Washington state

    Syrah’s sinking popularity in California has been well-publicized. But you won’t see any hand-wringing over syrah in Washington state. Syrah is Washington’s current “it” grape.

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    Burbank Ranch Winery in Paso Robles expands operations

    A new 19,000-square-foot processing, storage and tasting facility is in the works for Paso Robles’ Burbank Ranch Winery.

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