A Bandol Legend Dies

A Bandol Legend Dies

by Westgarth Wines October 20, 2020

Lucie “Lulu” Peyraud, matriarch of Domaine Tempier, passed away at the age of 102...

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The Barolo to Beat

The Barolo to Beat

by Westgarth Wines October 15, 2020

As the weather cools, a heady red becomes more and more appealing, and one...

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Phylloxera and the Wine Apocalypse

Phylloxera and the Wine Apo...

by Westgarth Wines October 15, 2020

Imagine fearing that wine grapes might become extinct. Phylloxera, the blight that shook the...

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Hitting Stride: Age-Worthy Wines Outside the Norm

Hitting Stride: Age-Worthy ...

by Jackson Rohrbaugh October 12, 2020

One of the most amazing things about the wine world in the last two...

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Jefferson, the Declaration and a Damn Good Glass of Syrah

Jefferson, the Declaration ...

by Westgarth Wines October 08, 2020

Thomas Jefferson is known for his Francophile appreciation of culture, food, and most of...

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Our Sommelier's Picks for September

Our Sommelier's Picks for S...

by Jackson Rohrbaugh September 17, 2020

I'm a sommelier based in Seattle, WA. I spent most of my sommelier career...

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A Feast Fit for Three Kings

A Feast Fit for Three Kings

by Westgarth Wines September 02, 2020

On June 7, 1867, an epic dinner was held at Paris’ revered Café Anglais. ...

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Late Summer Food-Pairing: Reverse-Seared Ribye

Late Summer Food-Pairing: R...

by Jackson Rohrbaugh September 01, 2020

There are few pleasures as gratifying and visceral as a freshly grilled steak. Before...

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Penfolds Historic Bottling

Penfolds Historic Bottling

by Westgarth Wines August 31, 2020

This August, Australia’s legendary Penfolds Grange will release a once-in-a-lifetime bottle. The wine is...

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The Duke of Clarence Dies in a Stupor

The Duke of Clarence Dies i...

by Westgarth Wines August 27, 2020

The third creation of the Duke of Clarence, George Plantagenet, received the title of...

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Lafite Looking Forward

Lafite Looking Forward

by Westgarth Wines August 25, 2020

Changes were afoot for Bordeaux’s Château Lafite even before the onset of Covid-19, with...

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Our Sommelier's Picks for August

Our Sommelier's Picks for A...

by Jackson Rohrbaugh August 21, 2020

I'm a sommelier based in Seattle, WA. I spent most of my sommelier career...

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