The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
WINE SPECTATOR MOBILE: We're launching a version of our Website that's optimized for Internet-enabled smartphones, PDAs and other devices. For anyone who has wished for help selecting a wine at a shop or restaurant, the information is now at your fingertips:
HARVEST BLOGS: We've got winemakers from California, Oregon, Washington, France and Italy reporting from the field about the quality of their 2008 crops and answering your questions about harvest.
CALIFORNIA TASTING HIGHLIGHTS: Senior editor James Laube and our other California editors frequently post highlights of their latest tastings. Check in often to get scores and notes for hot new Cabernets, Pinot Noirs, Syrahs and more.
TOP 100 COUNTDOWN: On Nov. 10, we'll begin unveiling the Top 10 wines of 2008, followed by the complete Top 100 list. The names of the wines will be available to all our readers, but you must be a subscriber to get the tasting notes. Visit WineSpectator.com for a full schedule of the countdown and don't miss out on this exciting event!
CALIFORNIA WINE EXPERIENCE: Can't join us for this year's great lineup of tastings and seminars? Our full event coverage of the Wine Experience in San Francisco will bring the world's best winemakers and chefs to you with photos, articles and videos.
VIDEOS: We now have hundreds of free videos on our Web site. Here are some of the latest:
HALLOWEEN: Trick or treat! Celebrate the holiday the adult way, with sweet wines and sophisticated desserts.