Slate Wine Guide

Slate Wine Guide

Slate Wine Guide

Oct. 16 2003 10:33 AM

Slate Wine Guide

A collection of recent wine article from Slate.

A Wine-Soaked Tour of Bordeaux
Importers, merchants, and journalists descend on Bordeaux to sample the new vintage.

Grape Pretender
How do you sweet-talk a winemaker into giving up the goods?

Le Divorce
How wine and food have gone their separate ways.

Trophy Wine
In defense of drinking expensively.

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Wine for Tightwads
Cheap wine you can actually drink.

Glass Sipper
Does a 50-buck wineglass buy you better-tasting wine?

Cold Shower
How to spit with the wine pros

Red Scare
Stay away from that Beaujolais Nouveau, sucker.

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The Wines of War
They're not as bitter as you'd think.

The Burgundy Brawl
Wines that can start a fight.

Grape Deceptions
Why most wine collectors are also compulsive liars.

Jabberwiney
A professor of viticulture puts a stopper on wine hooey.

The Great and Powerful Shnoz
Does the emperor of wine have any clothes?