The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

New AVA approved


The US government last week approved a new American Viticultural Area – Coombsville in Napa County, California. Meteor Vineyards, Coombsville AVA The new 11,075-acre (4,484ha)¬†Coombsville¬†appellation east of the City of … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chinese wines beat Bordeaux in blind tasting


A remote region of northern China that began growing grapes for fine wine just a decade ago has beaten the centuries-old French wine-producing region of Bordeaux in a blind tasting … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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