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American Nouveau Wines Have Arrived

To most Americans, Beaujolais Nouveau is synonymous with the mass-produced wines of Georges Duboeuf. But in recent years, it’s been reimagined by Beaujolais icons like Jean Foillard, inspiring a crop

California taps into the nouveau tradition

The Napa River is quiet and misty when Samantha Sheehan and I meet at an art studio overlooking the water.

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Nouveau movement

Tasting Notes: California Nouveau

Fair warning: Nouveau wines don’t taste like “wine” as you most likely know it. They can be cloudy, spritzy, funky, reduced, candied and sometimes, if not fermented all the way,

California taps into bright young things of harvest: Nouveau wines

The Napa River is quiet and misty when Samantha Sheehan and I meet at an art studio overlooking the water. It’s the sort of chilly, gray late-October morning that makes