April Louis

Assistant Tasting Coordinator
10 Exciting West Coast Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points
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10 Exciting West Coast Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding-rated Pinot Noir from leading appellations in California and …

Jun 6, 2022
Marin County Winemaking Iconoclast Sean Thackrey Dies at 79
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Marin County Winemaking Iconoclast Sean Thackrey Dies at 79

The art dealer turned maverick winemaker pursued wines of character over convention; he …

May 31, 2022
Russian Oligarch Forced to Liquidate Stake in French Wineries
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Russian Oligarch Forced to Liquidate Stake in French Wineries

Plus, California's new AVA and remembering Northern Rhône winemaker Alain Graillot

Jun 30, 2022
10 Central Coast Delights at 90+ Points
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10 Central Coast Delights at 90+ Points

Explore the diversity of California's wine with these new reviews of Chardonnay, Pinot …

May 16, 2022
Heitz Cellar’s Carlton McCoy Stars in ‘Nomad’
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Heitz Cellar’s Carlton McCoy Stars in ‘Nomad’

The globetrotting Master Sommelier's new CNN docuseries is consommé for the wine and food …

Apr 29, 2022
8 Engaging Oregon Wines Up to 92 Points
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8 Engaging Oregon Wines Up to 92 Points

Explore Willamette Valley with these new reviews of impressive Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, …

Apr 25, 2022
Jackson Family Wines Expands to Washington, Plans New Brand
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Jackson Family Wines Expands to Washington, Plans New Brand

The Sonoma-based firm buys a 61-acre vineyard in Walla Walla Valley from Abeja winery

Apr 14, 2022
8 Delectable New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs Under $30
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8 Delectable New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs Under $30

Travel through New Zealand's acclaimed Marlborough region with these new reviews of value …

Apr 7, 2022
California's Newest Wine Appellation Is All About the Coast
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California's Newest Wine Appellation Is All About the Coast

Federal authorities have approved the San Luis Obispo Coast AVA, a region south of Paso …

Mar 24, 2022