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
Provencal rosés are made in a range of distinctive styles, from traditional, crisp and refreshing wines made in stainless to creamy versions aged in 100% new oak. Paul Chevalier of Ch. d'Esclans joins Kim Marcus to taste the differences.
Posted: June 11, 2013
Mondavi is one of the wine world's most illustrious names. Robert brought his sons into the wine business, and now his eldest, Michael, is joined by his own children, Rob Jr. and Dina. Learn about Napa, Cab and the importance of generations.
Posted: June 5, 2013
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Posted: May 22, 2013
Zinfandel has gone from being a local staple to obscurity to its current ascendancy. Learn about Zin with Morgan Twain-Peterson, one of the winemakers behind the varietal's revival, and also one of Zin's most eloquent and passionate proponents.
Posted: May 21, 2013
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
It's no revelation that Burgundy is complex. Christophe Roumier and Bruce Sanderson explore the differences between two reds from Les Combottes and Les Cras, vineyards that are only 600 feet apart in Chambolle-Musigny.
Posted: May 9, 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
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