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The Young and the Restless

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At Dig, Wayne Garcia's new Dogpatch wine shop, you're not going to find Australian Shiraz, Chilean Malbec or even California Cabernet. The carefully curated selection hails... Read More »

He's either foolhardy, or a visionary with a penchant for history. Either way, when Andrew Mariani, vintner of Sonoma's Scribe Winery, decided to plant Sylvaner--the only winery... Read More »

Natural wine bars are multiplying like indigenous yeasts. The lists at the Bay Area's newest vinous watering holes--The Punchdown in Oakland and Pause Wine Bar in San... Read More »

There's wine, and then there's Vin Jaune. Translated as "yellow wine," the unusual libation hails from eastern France's mountainous Jura region, yet tastes more like Spanish... Read More »

Secrets of the Sommeliers

The swirling, the tasting, the ceremony: There's an aura of mystery around the job of the sommelier. In Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine... Read More »


Benu, the buzziest Bay Area restaurant in a season chockablock with frenzied openings, is gunning for greatness. If (or when) it achieves it, such standing will be due in no small... Read More »

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