Wine Spectator reviews nearly 20,000 wines each year in its New York and Napa offices. To ensure fair and objective evaluations, each tasting is conducted under strict conditions. Learn about the tasting process.
Posted: November 6, 2013
Posted: October 29, 2013
Posted: October 23, 2013
As St.-Joseph expanded, the appellation's wines lost their intensity. Now, top winemakers are making fabulous wines. Philippe Guigal shares his insights as he pours his Lieu-Dit white (Marsanne+Roussanne). -part 2, reds, coming soon
Posted: October 7, 2013
Posted: October 1, 2013
Napa Cabs transmit identities that are shaped by their vineyard locations. Michael Beaulac, winemaker of Pine Ridge, reflects on the distinctions as he pours Cabs from the Napa Valley AVA and two of its sub-regions, Stags Leap and Howell Mountain.
Posted: September 23, 2013
Posted: September 17, 2013
Tuscany is home to some of Italy's top wines, including Brunello di Montalcino and Bordeaux blends. How do the grapes and soils and wines differ? Get the answer as Leonardo Frescobaldi joins Bruce Sanderson.
Posted: September 4, 2013
What are the greatest Italian wines? Ten top producers each poured one wine at this Wine Experience seminar. Meet Tancredi Biondi Santi as he describes the Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Riserva 2006, a classic Brunello di Montalcino.
Posted: August 20, 2013
Aglianico, the grape and the wine, is waking up the formerly sleepy wine region of Irpinia in Campania. Learn about the wine and its styles, as well as the region, with Nathan Wesley, who is joined by Antonio Capaldo of Feudi di San Gregorio.
Posted: August 20, 2013
Spain's #1 grape is Tempranillo and, like Pinot Noir, it can transmit the character of its region. Understanding and fostering regional identity is the next challenge for winemakers like Telmo Rodríguez who compares Rioja and Ribera del Duero.
Posted: August 14, 2013
Each year at the Wine Experience, one chef prepares a dish, which is paired with wines by another chef and Thomas Matthews. Here, Puck's Asian dish is paired with Riesling by Charlie Trotter and Champagne by Matthews. Which wine worked best?
Posted: August 6, 2013
Tom Dehlinger pioneered the RRV in Sonoma County, founding his winery in 1975. He reflects on the character of Pinot and the influence of vineyard and vintage on his 2008 RRV PN, which was chosen by Wine Spectator as one of the Top 10 Wines of 2011.
Posted: July 30, 2013
Discover the difference between appellation levels with Bruce Sanderson and Bruno Colin, who pours his Chassagne-Montrachet (a village wine) and his Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot (a premier cru). from the 2010 vintage.
Posted: July 23, 2013
Posted: July 16, 2013
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Posted: July 11, 2013
Posted: July 9, 2013
"Ripeness and elegance" increasingly describes the new wave of Aussie wines, which hail from from cool-climate areas such as Adelaide Hills. Learn about this trend and the wine style as Michael Hill Smith joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: July 2, 2013
When Wine Spectator's editors picked their most memorable wines of the 20th century, the 1955 Penfolds Grange made the cut. The 2008 Grange received a rare 100 points. Learn why this Shiraz is so spectacular as Peter Gago joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: June 25, 2013
David Baverstock, a long-time winemaker in southern Portugal's Alentejo, has also been making wine in the Douro in northeastern Portugal. He joins Kim Marcus to describe the key features of the Douro and its wines.
Posted: June 18, 2013
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