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  1. The Pour: The Art of Winemaking on the CheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The New York Times

    Yes, it's an old joke, but that does not diminish its essential truth. To live the mythical good life as a wine producer is excruciatingly difficult, unless you start out with a lot of money, inherited vineyards or both.

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  2. 36 Hours: 36 Hours in Napa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | The New York Times

    Napa Valley, a delightful landscape of wildflowers and grapevines spread across miles of rolling hills, has been immortalized in film, literature and European wine competitions. As the first and only Agricultural Preserve in the United States, and the first officially designated viticultural area, this small section of Northern California harbors some of the most hallowed wineries and restaurants in the country.

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  3. She Painted Portraits of 'Overlooked' Women. Then She Made a Dress.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | The New York Times

    Avalon Hester did just that - and more - for her final project at the Oxbow School, a single-semester arts school in Napa, Calif., for high school juniors and seniors, and gap-year students. Inspired by artists like Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, who each created an official Obama portrait , Ms.

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  4. Wine School: Come for the Values, Stay (or Leave) for the VintageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    Here at Wine School, we are nothing if not flexible. A case in point is the trio of Bordeaux we have been drinking over the last month.

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  5. The Pour: Shopping List for ChampagneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The New York Times

    The bigger producers of Champagne are producing excellent, distinctive celebratory wines, even at the entry level. Here are 10 big brands well worth seeking out, and a glossary to help you navigate the selections.

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  6. What to Cook: Sloppy JoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | The New York Times

    Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here.

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  7. Front Burner: Oil for Hanukkah LatkesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | The New York Times

    I've always preferred grapeseed oil for frying Hanukkah latkes, in part because it has a high smoke point and is a light, neutral oil. Salut SantA - a Napa, Calif., company that has been producing grapeseed oils for more than 20 years - has added a new feature to its basic version: It's now cold pressed, the better to retain properties like antioxidants.

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  8. Wildfires Spared the Vineyards, but the Wines Could SufferRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The New York Times

    As wildfires tore through Northern California wine country last week, the dire news piled up: buildings destroyed , workers displaced , precious housing stock lost. A fragile economy, at the mercy of nature even in a normal season, was threatened.

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  9. After Fires, Napa and Sonoma Tourism Industry Is Getting Back on Its FeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The New York Times

    My husband's parents live on the northeast edge of the town of Sonoma, Calif., at the end of a road that leads up a hill into Bartholomew Park Winery . It is beautiful country, shaded by fragrant eucalyptus trees and crisscrossed with hiking trails.

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  10. Raining Ash and No Rest: Firefighters Struggle to Contain California WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    Hundreds of sleep-deprived, stubble-faced firefighters, their yellow coats layered with soot, assembled here Wednesday to hear their commanders say what they already knew: The fires that have devastated California's wine country were still spreading, nowhere near containment, and the crews battling the blazes were stretched to their limits. "I wish I could say the cavalry is coming - it's not," Battalion Chief Kirk Van Wormer of Cal Fire, the state firefighting agency, told the gathering of firefighters, flecks of ash raining down on them.

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  11. Couple, 98 and 100, Who Died in Fire 'Just Couldn't Be Without Each Other'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The New York Times

    Sara and Charles Rippey first locked eyes at their elementary school in tiny Hartford, Wis., close to 90 years ago. "They've basically been together ever since," said one of their sons, Mike Rippey.

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  12. In Wine Country, Wildfires Take a Toll on Vintages and TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The New York Times

    Fatal wildfires scorching eight Northern California counties this week have dealt a devastating blow to the important wine and tourism industries, destroying more than 1,500 buildings, including historic wineries. Although the seasonal harvest is nearly complete, the conflagration threatens to disrupt tens of thousands of jobs and destroy valuable stores of grapes waiting in bins, barrels and bottles to be fermented or aged.

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  13. Jim Landis, Defensive Star for Pennant-Winning White Sox, Dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The New York Times

    Jim Landis, the speedy center fielder whose defensive skills, sometimes compared to those of Willie Mays, were instrumental in the Chicago White Sox's winning the American League pennant in 1959, died on Saturday in Napa, Calif. He was 83. When Landis joined the so-called Go-Go White Sox in 1957, he strengthened an already formidable defense up the middle, with Nellie Fox at second base, Luis Aparicio at shortstop and Sherm Lollar at catcher.

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