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
Share your wine story with big audiences on WineSpectator.com and win great prizes. Plus the winner's video will be screened at the Napa Valley Film Festival and the Wine Experience. Enter by Sept. 2nd. Get all the info WineSpectator.com/videocontest
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
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
Posted: May 22, 2013
Posted: May 10, 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
Posted: April 11, 2013
While shooting a video about Waipara, New Zealand with C.P. Lin (previously winemaker at Mountford Estate), we tasted a Pinot Noir and a Chard... in that order. Watch this video to learn the physiology behind C.P.'s tasting order preference.
Posted: April 9, 2013
Passionate about wine? WineSpectator.com seeks a highly motivated digital journalist for an assistant editor position in its New York editorial department.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash