Keeping an Open Mind on 2020

All was not lost in a Napa Cabernet vintage turned upside-down by wildfires and a pandemic

Keeping an Open Mind on 2020
Senior editor James Molesworth says the 2020 vintage in Napa, despite a difficult year and widespread smoke taint, deserves a chance. (Alina Tyulyu)
From the Oct 15, 2022, issue

All was not lost in a Napa Cabernet vintage turned upside-down by wildfires and a pandemic: Wine Spectator's James Molesworth says hope, and great winemaking, finds a way, and 2020 may yet yield successes. Read his take on the difficult vintage. 

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