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Focus on Barbaresco - A small region that almost fell by the wayside is filled with prime vineyards that make elegant Nebbiolos
Vintner Portraits - Six who help set the pace
Ascending Quality, Regionwide - Our annual tasting report finds back-to-back successes for Barbaresco and Barolo, underscoring a string of fine vintages
WineSpectator.com: More than 590 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: The wines of Barolo are often blended from numerous vineyards. More recently, the focus has been on individual vineyards. Learn more about these intense wines as Bruce Sanderson is joined by Pietro Ratti of Renato Ratti winery.
West Coast Values - The best wines for $25 or less from California, Oregon and Washington
Germany’s Lively Rieslings - Winemakers made the most of a difficult 2010 vintage
Hidden Corsica - France’s island realm is home to a distinctive culture and cuisine that help support a thriving wine scene
The Wizard of Pixar - John Lasseter changed the world of animation with films such as Toy Story. In his spare time, he’s a serious winemaker in Sonoma Valley
Finding the Sweet Spot - Some vintners are seeking lower alcohol levels in their wines, pushing back against history and nature
Dialing Back the Alcohol - How wineries achieve lower levels
Alcohol on the Label - What does it really tell you?
How Vintage Affects Alcohol Level - It's all in the weather
Egypt at the Crossroads - A winemaking revival along the banks of the Nile faces revolutionary challenges
WineSpectator.com: Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.
Sommelier Levi Dalton Talks Orange Wines - New York sommelier Levi Dalton talks sushi, tasting menus and orange wine
Assessing Breast Cancer Risks - New study finds that compounds in red wine might make it a better choice than white
The Meaning of Organic - Differing definitions cause friction
WineSpectator.com: Members can reference our full archives of Sam Gugino's columns and other articles on cheese.
WineSpectator.com: Members can reference our full archives of Mark Pendergrast's columns and other articles on coffee.
Top 10 Charity Events of 2011 - Naples Festival helps push yearly total up 16 percent
This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - Thomas Brown’s magic touch
Matt Kramer - The "special occasion" trap
WineSpectator.com: Don't miss Matt Kramer's web-exclusive essays and lively online discussions. (Only members may post comments but all visitors may read them.)
Jason Franey’s Chicken Breast and Carrots With a Corsican Red - Chef Jason Franey, Canlis, Seattle
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
FINAL FOUR TASTE-OFF Need some new ideas for what to drink while watching the tournament? Wineries near each of the 2012 NCAA Final Four contenders take on our annual championship challenge.
PASSOVER PICKS Try out a new holiday recipe, plus discover the latest stars among kosher wines recently rated by our editors.
SPRING ENTERTAINING Fresh wines and seasonal recipes—from holiday splurges to fast-but-sophisticated weeknight meals—start the season off right.
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SENIOR EDITORS’ BLOGS Read about their latest discoveries in our tasting rooms. Check out exclusive wine notes and interviews from their travels. Get their take on hot topics in wine. Join the conversation with James Laube, James Molesworth, Bruce Sanderson and Harvey Steiman.
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