Terroir and minerality are two important aspects of wine. But are they flavors or concepts? Or both? Why is this so confusing?
City Center opens in Las Vegas with four hotels and a slew of new restaurants with big-name chefs attached. Herewith, some questions that time will answer.
After opening a well-aged wine with a tainted cork, Wine Spectator editor at large Harvey Steiman asks how much incentive do top wineries really have to switch to something other than cork?
Wine Spectator editor at large Harvey Steiman wonders if he won or lost when only one out of two old, treasured bottles of Gaja Barbaresco 1990 from his cellar came through for a special occasion.
Although vintage variations are not as wide in Washington as they can be elsewhere, vintners like 2007 because the wines have impressive structure that carry the flavors. Chris Camarda of Andrew Will offers tastes and comments.
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