Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

In the Oct. 31, 2004 Issue

Wine Collecting


New Wines, New Faces: Kingston Family Vineyards

The Grana Clan - Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese has some compelling relatives

A Florentine Resistance - Fabio Picchi is reinventing Tuscan cuisine

Chicago's Next Wave - Chefs are meeting the demand for sophisticated food without attitude

Tuscany's Red Treasures - The 2001 vintage puts Sangiovese in the spotlight as vintners squeeze as much quality as possible into the bottle

Monumental Masseto - Ornellaia's perfect Merlot from Bolgheri

Bold Reds from the South of France - Blends based on Syrah or Mourvèdre offer distinctive flavors and plenty of value

Beginner's Guide to Wine Collecting

The Passion to Buy and Store the Best - How occasional drinkers turn into collectors

$8,000 Prototypes - Four cellars map different collecting strategies

Acquisition Options - When it comes to stocking your cellar, the local wine shop is only the beginning

Protecting Your Assets - To build or buy?

Maintaining Your Cellar - Your wine collection changes with every bottle bought or consumed

Concentration Methods - Water out of wine


Montelena Battles "Cellar Funk" - TCA taint in prominent Napa winery forces a renovation

Red-Wine Compound May Increase Longevity, Study Finds

West Coast Harvest Kicks Off Early


Is a Sale in Mondavi's Future? Family to Reduce Control of Winery

Chillin' Out: New System Preserves Opened Wine


Becoming a Wine Collector

Brett: Love It or Filter It

Wine Viagra


Masters of Merlot - Masseto and Pétrus face off in Florence

California Spirit Raises $950,000 for American Cancer Society

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories