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George Yatchisin
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George Yatchisin writes about food, wine, and cocktails from Santa Barbara, where he lives with his amazing wife, dogs, chickens, and chinchillas.
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    It's the perfect time of year for big, bold, stick-to-your-bones wines.
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    A small winemaker in Malibu is still making a go of it, despite recent regulations against new vineyards in the area.
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    Like Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, and the Opening of Buck Season in Pennsylvania, December 5, aka Repeal Day should be one of our nation's great holidays.
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    It's fitting that zinfandel is often considered the only true American grape, as the wines made from it are brash, big, and bold.
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    The best wines to go with traditional Thanksgiving dishes -- and some pairings to avoid.
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    "Being of Native American descent, I feel a close understanding to nature and having that connection to the land."
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    Depending on the study, it seems approximately 10% of California's winemakers are women. So, winemaking is generally a man's game.
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    Here's a look at eight spooky, pumpkin-y, and autumnal ales, mostly from California.
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    "We are still successful as a winery focusing on syrah and Rhone varietal wines. These wines are obscure for most people, but that is really part of the charm."
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    It's easy to think of sparkling wine producers in the U.S. hankering after the cachet of Champagne, one of the last bastions of French privilege in the wine world. A weekend like this one will make it clear that the upstart Americans have learned a thing or two.