Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube looks at the recent Gallo Red Bicyclette scandal and ponders the state of quality control, and pricing for various levels of quality, in the wine industry.
Sales of expensive wines have stalled in many quarters. But that hasn’t swayed many vintners from sticking to their game plans. Rosemary Cakebread's new Cabernet, the 2007 Gallica, is $125, but it's also sensational.
Lake County lives in the shadow of Napa Valley. But Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube says this appellation north of Napa is poised to make an impact with higher quality and more affordable wines.
Wine Spectator senior editor talks to world-renowned wine consultant about his new project in California's Napa Valley, and tastes his debut lineup from the 2006 vintage.
Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube says that California is losing ground to imports in the value-wine market, and the Golden State's vintners are missing an opportunity.