A selection of feature stories and other writings.


From Wine & Spirits:

VinItaly 2008: Young Wines on Show

Natural Wine in a Can (March 2009)

VinItaly 2009: Highlights from Verona (April 2009)

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From the San Francisco Chronicle:

That’s Amari: Italy’s Traditional Bitter Liquers Find New Life With American Consumers ( April 4, 2008 )

Reconsidering Sulfites: Progressive Vintners Weigh the Pros and Cons of the Controverisal Winemaking Tool ( August 22, 2008 )

Trio Seeks the Truth in Wine ( November 7, 2008 )

Rhone Grapes Find a Footing Beyond Syrah (August 28, 2009)

Wine Country Goes Solar (August 28, 2009)

Barolo wines await their defining moment (January 9, 2011)

Alto Adige wines are Italian, with a German Twist (January 8, 2012)