Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: Dec. 15, 2009

Why Luxury Wines Are Here to Stay

Matt Kramer
Issue: December 15, 2009

Some observers say that wines from Argentina, Chile and South Africa-where First World capital and know-how meet affordable land and low labor costs-represent the future. They say that the luxury market (never mind the product) isn't returning soon. Some gloomsayers declare it fatally wounded, while others predict a slow, faltering recovery.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 24, 2009.

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.