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After the sale of his family winery, Cos d'Estournel, Bruno Prats joined forces with the Symington family, famous for Port. Bruno discusses starting over in a new region. Note: the wine, Chryseia 2011, is Wine Spectator's #3 wine of 2014.
Posted: April 15, 2015
Two wines made nearly 4 decades apart show the evolution of Napa Cabernet. Learn the difference in decanting fully mature and young Cabs as well as what to look for in these wines as Peter Mondavi Jr. of Charles Krug joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: April 8, 2015
Gearing up for the NCAA Final Four? So are we at Wine Spectator! In this behind-the-scenes video, our intrepid team of staffers taste through wines from Kentucky, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Michigan to predict who will win the championship.
Posted: April 3, 2015
What are the styles associated with Shiraz from Australia's key regions? The master class continues as Michael Twelftree and Gloria Maroti Frazee focus on Shiraz from McLaren Vale and Langhorne. part 2 of the series
Posted: March 31, 2015
Posted: March 24, 2015
In this issue of Wine Spectator... Meet the Antinori Family and learn about plans for the future. Check out the best of Barolo's fabulous 2010s, Great Values from around the world and San Francisco's top new restaurants.
Posted: March 18, 2015
A master class on the Northern Rhône by one of the region's top winemakers. Learn about this region as Philippe Guigal presents a lineup of E. Guigal's most sought-after wines, starting with Condrieu. part 1; more to follow
Posted: March 17, 2015
Posted: March 11, 2015
These two iconic Tuscan reds are shaped in the vineyard and in the winery. Gain insights into the decision-making as Piero Antinori and winemaker Renzo Cotarella compare the 2007 vintage of each. part 4/4
Posted: March 3, 2015
Posted: February 24, 2015
Same grape, same winery, yet distinctly different wines from different regions. Get the scoop on Shiraz regions with Michael Twelftree, who shares his insights with Wine Spectator's Gloria Maroti Frazee. part 1 of a series; more to come
Posted: February 17, 2015
Marchese Piero Antinori describes the vineyards of Tignanello and Solaia and tastes the 1997 vintage of each wine with winemaker Renzo Cotarella and Bruce Sanderson. Solaia '97 was WS Wine of the Year in 2000. part 2/4; more to come.
Posted: February 7, 2015
Piero Antinori was among the first Tuscan producers to go outside the strict classification system to make high-quality wines. Antinori describes why he broke with tradition, defines Super Tuscan and introduces Tignanello & Solaia. part 1/4
Posted: January 29, 2015
Posted: January 27, 2015
From selling grapes to making Wine Spectator's Top Wine of 2010, the Smith family's story parallels that of Paso Robles. Join Justin Smith as he talks whale bones, family and dancing on his way to making benchmark Rhône wines in Paso.
Posted: January 21, 2015
Posted: January 14, 2015
Posted: January 6, 2015
Top-scoring Pacific NW reds (such as Reynvaan Stonessence) hail from the Rocks, known for its distinctive cobblestone soils in OR & WA. Learn about the area with Kevin Pogue, the geologist who helped define the proposed AVA's boundaries in Oregon.
Posted: December 22, 2014
Posted: December 16, 2014
What can you expect from a Willamette Valley Pinot Noir in terms of flavor, structure and aging? Get the scoop from winemaker Harry Peterson-Nedry who began growing grapes here in 1980 and now has estate vineyards in three of the six Willamette AVAs.
Posted: December 9, 2014
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