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Michael Mondavi's wines impress
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October 19, 2016
Sparkling wine ranges from 'gateway' to 'elevated'
October 19, 2016 - 9:00am
October 11, 2016
Ron Smith
Many former NFL pros find 'life among the grapes' after retirement
October 11, 2016 - 8:07pm
October 5, 2016
New Jersey has 51 wineries with more waiting for license approval. Pictures is Unionville Vineyard, a winery in the Unionville section of East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, N.J. Wikipedia photo / Special to The Forum
New Jersey's wine industry deserves more respect
October 5, 2016 - 5:38am
September 28, 2016
Some wine drinkers have an "ABC" attitude -- anything but chardonnay. Ron Smith says that's misguided. Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Anything but chardonnay? Think again
September 28, 2016 - 6:04am
September 20, 2016
Ron Smith believes that good pairings result from eating food you enjoy with wine you enjoy. Pixabay / Special to The Forum
You don't need to be an expert to pair wine with food
September 20, 2016 - 8:17pm
September 13, 2016
Chianti wine is often bottled in a bulbous shaped "fiasco" bottle. Ron Smith / Special to The Forum
Wine bottles have evolved in size, shape, color
September 13, 2016 - 8:26pm
September 7, 2016
Beaujolais wine. Ron Smith / Special to The Forum
Delving into the history of Beaujolais wine
September 7, 2016 - 5:21am
August 30, 2016
Wine seems to bond people like no other beverage can. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Why is wine such a social drink?
August 30, 2016 - 8:23pm
August 23, 2016
Volunteers work at neighborhood vineyards in San Francisco. Special to The Forum
How small can a vineyard go?
August 23, 2016 - 8:43pm
August 17, 2016
A 2015 Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc was a favorite of columnist Ron Smith at a recent summer barbecue. Special to The Forum
5 wines to try at your next barbecue
August 17, 2016 - 6:26am
August 10, 2016
Wine fraud, and the means to counteract it, have become more sophisticated. / Special to The Forum
Wine fraud increasingly difficult to detect, prevent
August 10, 2016 - 6:05am
August 2, 2016
Wine in cans are increasingly popular. Wikipedia photo / Special to The Forum
Can wine in a can replace conventional bottles?
August 2, 2016 - 5:40pm
July 26, 2016
Columnist Ron Smith says wine enjoyment is an individual judgment, at a particular point in time and place. Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Wine judgment isn't as important as personal enjoyment
July 26, 2016 - 4:33pm
July 19, 2016
World of Wine: Sagrantino wine makes lasting impression
July 19, 2016 - 5:39pm