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Arturo Ciompi

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A real 'best buy' in a Chenin Blanc that's perfect for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. more »

Nov 19, 2014 1:19 PM DM Blog

Thanksgiving Delight

A top-drawer Pinot Noir from Oregon. more »

Nov 12, 2014 11:39 AM DM Blog

In the Dark

Yet another Sagrantino review: the stern, muscular red from Umbria. more »

Nov 5, 2014 11:14 AM DM Blog

Red Velvet

An old-fashioned Rioja red from a 135-year-old Spanish Bodega. more »

Oct 29, 2014 10:02 AM DM Blog

Small Plates, Big Flavor

New Italian restaurant Gocciolina provides 'a reminder of what one looks for in a trattoria.' more »

Oct 22, 2014 10:47 AM DM Blog 4 Comments

'Sea-Kissed White'

Crisp, refreshing wine from Northwestern Spain. more »

Oct 8, 2014 2:45 PM DM Blog

All Greek to Me

A classic Chardonnay from the Napa Valley more »

Oct 1, 2014 1:03 PM DM Blog

Wine and Dine

A quick review of Revolution's food, drink and more. more »

Sep 24, 2014 9:34 AM DM Blog

Mercer Me!

A warm and inviting Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington state. more »

Sep 10, 2014 1:01 PM DM Blog

'All-Day Sipper'

A lightly sweet, touch of bubble, white from Northern Italy more »

Sep 3, 2014 11:17 AM DM Blog 1 Comments

Hard to Port

A perfect red for unsubtle grilling season. more »

Aug 20, 2014 2:27 PM DM Blog

Passion for Pinot

A delicate Pinot Noir rosé more »

Aug 13, 2014 1:49 PM DM Blog

A Tale of Two Valleys

A Cabernet from two California regions more »

Aug 6, 2014 11:00 AM DM Blog 2 Comments

Vibrant Viognier

A generous and mineral-laden Viognier from the Napa Valley. more »

Jul 30, 2014 3:08 PM DM Blog

Still Going Strong

A delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from a highly regarded vintage. more »

Jul 23, 2014 1:51 PM DM Blog

Dominate Red

A new Mondavi wine that the old master would be proud of. more »

Jul 9, 2014 1:58 PM DM Blog

Double Take

Two wines from Newton Vineyard of Napa Valley more »

Jul 2, 2014 11:15 AM DM Blog

Drink Aplenty

Rather than recommending one wine, Arturo endorses a new Durham eatery that has a bountiful selection of vino. more »

Jun 18, 2014 1:02 PM DM Blog

Spanish Sparkler

A crisp brut that satisfies at a non-Champagne price more »

Jun 11, 2014 11:50 AM DM Blog

Ruby Red

A sultry Pinot Noir from California's Russian River Valley more »

Jun 4, 2014 1:30 PM DM Blog