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Josh Jensen's Quest - For nearly four decades, Burgundy-style Pinot Noir has been the goal of this iconoclastic vintner. The inside story of Calera's single-vineyard Pinots, which are the product of a unique and rugged terroir in a remote slice of old California
Calera's Lineup - On the slopes of Mount Harlan, limestone is key to understanding the style of the wines
California Pinot Noir - A wet and wild 2011 vintage gives the edge to wines from the Central Coast
WineSpectator.com: FREE: California Pinot Noir Alphabetical Listing - More than 690 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 VIDEOS: What defines California Pinot terroir? How do California Pinots mature and what factors allow them to age gracefully? Get the answers in this pair of videos as Pinot producer Dan Kosta shares a trio of 2010 wines from three different appellations Santa Lucia Highlands, Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley and pours three distinct vintages of Kosta Browne: 2006, '05 and '04.
Rising Stars - Six up-and-coming producers worth the search
World Values - 100 wines from around the globe that offer impressive quality for the price
Spanish Stalwarts - In a diverse country, consistent leaders stand out for quality and value
WineSpectator.com: FREE: Spain Alphabetical Listing - More than 1035 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: Spain's Quality and Diversity - Meet Telmo Rodríguez, one of the country's best and most intriguing winemakers, as he shares his insights on Spanish regions and pours wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero.
Vertical Exploration - A closer look at three big reds: L’Ermita, Dominio de Pingus and Conde de Valdemar Gran Reserva
Friuli Frontier - Rich and robust white wines are the stars from northeast Italy
Tom Colicchio's Master Touch - A profile of the celebrity chef, with his thoughts on food, wine and his restaurant empire
Mountain Men - Spain's Bodegas Borsao makes a statement with Garnacha from Campo de Borja
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Sommelier Dustin Wilson - From vineyard to table, Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson is on wine's cutting edge
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Second-Quarter Index Rises Slightly - Despite fewer consignments, percent-sold rate remains stable
This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - The numbers game
WineSpectator.com: In his blogs, James Laube shares updates from his recent tastings and visits with winemakers, and discusses hot-button issues in the wine industry. Join the conversation with other members.
Matt Kramer - Natural is unnatural
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James Molesworth - Exploring Hirsch Vineyards
Michael Solomonov’s Grilled and Braised Lamb With Syrah - Michael Solomonov, Zahav, Philadelphia
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VIDEO CONTEST FINALISTS Find out who made the cut in Wine Spectator's seventh annual wine video competition, and who won the viewers' top vote to earn the grand prize! On Sept. 9, the finalists will be posted and voting will be opened to the public; the winner will be revealed on Sept. 17.
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KOSHER PICKS For the High Holidays, get our editors' recommendations of recently rated kosher wines, plus a new seasonal recipe your guests will be sure to enjoy.
VALUE WINES Looking for great deals on your favorite types of wines, or a wallet-friendly change of pace? Browse our frequently updated lists of Top Values, high-scoring wines at low prices; Easy Finds, inexpensive, high quality wines made in large quantities; and Wineries for Value, producers who have made the most values in their region.
ADVANCE RATINGS Wondering which wines might make it into Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 2013? Make sure you get the early scoop on the best values and hottest collectibles from our editors' latest tastings. In previous years, many wines that ended up in the Top 100 were first featured in these venues:
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