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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2012

Finding the Sweet Spot

Some vintners are seeking lower alcohol levels in their wines, pushing back against history and nature
Harvey Steiman
Issue: April 30, 2012


What should wine taste like? This is not a question with a simple answer. What winemakers and wine drinkers consider "classic" or "ideal" is constantly evolving, depending on the era, the wine type and the culture. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 27, 2012.

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