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Magazine Archives: June 30, 2013

Zinfandel Stars

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: June 30, 2013

In this issue, it's not often that a vintner single-handedly creates a style of wine that comes to define an entire category. But Larry Turley can take a lion's share of the credit for the contemporary character of California Zinfandel. Also included is a first look into the 2012 Bordeaux vintage as well as tasting reports from Austria and Tuscany. Wine Spectator's publisher Marvin R. Shanken and executive editor Thomas Matthews explain.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 4, 2013.

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