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El Dorado County News

Wine Buzz: Three Bogle wines named to Wine Spectators 'outstanding values' list

File this one under "unintentional oversight." "Wine Buzz" mentioned last week some big accolades for Terre Rouge & Easton Wines of Amador County, which earned a spot on Wine Spectator's list of 100 outstanding values of 2012 for its Easton 2010 Zinfandel Amador County ($18). more ...


Dunne on wine: Nebbiolo fans spread the word

Varieties of grapes and styles of wine often develop fan clubs. There's Zinfandel Advocates & Producers, the International Riesling Foundation and the Rhone Rangers, to name a few that have been around awhile. more ...


Dunne on Wine: Windwalker's Lady in Red worth a spin

Windwalker Vineyard and Winery at Fair Play in southwestern El Dorado County generated a bunch of buzz this summer when its primitivo from the 2008 vintage was named Best of Show Red Wine at the California State Fair. more ...


Mike Dunne's Wine of the Week: 2009 Lodi Old Vine "Serious" Zinfandel

At commercial wine competitions, entries customarily are arranged into classes by varietal or style, and occasionally by residual sugar, alcohol level, price niche and region of origin. more ...


In the spirit of Fair Play

California's wine trade hasn't been immune from the nation's lingering recession – witness the deep discounts on high-end wines – but sales nevertheless have remained surprisingly strong. more ...


Wine Buzz: El Dorado to shine in D.C.

The nation's capital will soon get a taste of some wines from the Sacramento area. more ...