A Banner Year for California Pinot Noir

In an impressive vintage, we celebrate the winemakers raising the bar to unprecedented heights

A Banner Year for California Pinot Noir
Editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken (David Yellen)
From the Sep 30, 2022, issue

In this issue, Wine Spectator celebrates the 2019 vintage of California Pinot Noir, which sets a new benchmark for quality across all major regions. Senior editor James Molesworth profiles the producers and terroirs who have raised the bar to unprecedented heights.

Read the rest of Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken's introduction to the Sept. 30, 2022, issue, to learn more about our tasting report on 2019 California Pinot, a profile of Napa's El Molino winery, our guide to living well on Long Island’s East End, Italian wine and dining destinations, celebrity tequila and more. 

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