Old-vine Zinfandel connects winelovers with California's past, especially when the wines are made by visionary winemakers such as Mike Officer of Carlisle Winery. Join Mike in his gnarled vineyards and gain insights into heritage Zin.
Posted: May 14, 2013
Storytelling and wine come together in the Wine Star seminars at the Wine Experience. Here, Pierre-Henry Gagey of Maison Louis Jadot shared the keys to Burgundy -- and so much more -- as he poured a fabulous, 22-year old 1990 Corton-Pougeots.
Posted: April 30, 2013
Chances are you haven't had one of these Loire whites recently. If you love great wine with bright acidity, you are missing out. Learn about the distinctive styles with winemaker Florent Baumard and Wine Spectator's Gloria Frazee.
Posted: April 23, 2013
Chenin Blanc is the star at this biodynamic estate that makes a range of highly-rated wines from dry to sweet. Winemaker Jean-Bernard Berthomé describes how to realize a great wine and why the Clos du Bourg is an exceptional vineyard.
Posted: April 16, 2013
On New Zealand's South Island, the Waipara region is known for aromatic and structured wines. Mountford Estate winemaker C.P. Lin pours two examples, his Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and discusses the influences of limestone and the winemaker.
Posted: April 9, 2013
It's exciting to see a region come into its own with increasingly layered wines. Discover the nuances of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir from Marlborough, New Zealand as Astrolabe winemaker Simon Waghorn joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: April 2, 2013
Pushing beyond the famous Central Valley, Chile's wineries are planting vineyards in chilly coastal areas. Learn about San Antonio and its cool-climate Syrah and red blends as Matetic winemaker Julio Bastías joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: March 26, 2013
With jewel-like vineyards along the Rhein, the Rheingau is stunningly beautiful. Christian Witte from Schloss Johannisberg, one of the region's iconic estates, joined Bruce Sanderson to discuss the Rheingau's classic styles of Riesling.
Posted: March 19, 2013
Here's your chance to taste 200+ top-rated wines and meet the winemaker/winery owner at the Grand Tour in San Franciso (April 24th), Las Vegas (April 27th) and Chicago (May 3). Get tickets and info at www.winespectator.com/grandtour
Posted: March 14, 2013
Distinctive Chilean Cabernet blends are coming on strong. Learn the history, grapes, wine styles and more as Agustin Huneeus Jr. of Neyen Winery in Chile (and Quintessa in Napa Valley) joins Wine Spectator's Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: March 12, 2013
Some of the world’s most esteemed wines hail from Barolo. What can make a Barolo so spectacular? Find out as Luciano Racca describes the Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra 2006, which scored 96 points.
Posted: March 5, 2013
Ten of Italy’s top producers joined Bruce Sanderson at the Wine Experience for the Best of the Boot seminar. Meet Gaia Gaja as she describes the Gaja Conteisa 2008, a classic Nebbiolo from the Langhe.
Posted: February 26, 2013
Bruna Giacosa always speaks from her heart. Here, she describes her father, his legacy and their pure and delicate Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 2007. Filmed at the Best of Italy seminar during the 2012 Wine Experience.
Posted: February 19, 2013
Barbera is known for it ripe fruit and vibrant acidity. But not all Barberas are the same, especially if they're from different areas in Piedmont. Learn about the distinctions with Bruce Sanderson and Luca Currado Vietti.
Posted: February 12, 2013
Posted: February 5, 2013
On a tour of South Africa, James Molesworth visited with winemaker Dawie Botha at Rupert in picturesque Franschhoek Valley. They talked about the importance of trellising and its impact on wine style.
Posted: February 5, 2013
In the popular Wine Star series at the Wine Experience, Pierre Lurton presented Château d'Yquem 2001 and described the confluence of factors that produces his golden Sauternes, including this perfect, 100-point wine.
Posted: February 5, 2013
Bordeaux does not offer the most hospitable climate for biodynamic grapegrowing, but Pontet-Canet's Alfred Tesseron has taken on the challenge. The results are outstanding. Tesseron joined James Molesworth's Bio seminar at the Wine Experience.
Posted: January 29, 2013
Get a start on your New Year's resolution with Wine Spectator magazine. Find a new place to eat, try a new wine, make a delicious recipe/pairing, and learn about a couple great wine regions. Issue date: Jan 31-Feb 28, 2013
Posted: January 25, 2013
Why does Oregon's Willamette Valley yield such amazing Pinots? Learn about the valley's Pinot personality as Lynn Penner-Ash, with some 25 years of experience in the region, talks with Wine Spectator's Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Posted: January 15, 2013
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