There are classic regions such as Bordeaux and Tuscany that have kept pace with changing tastes. There are traditional regions that have reinvented themselves to appeal to modern consumers, such as South Africa and much of Spain. And there are new regions, places like Oregon and New Zealand, pursuing unique expressions of both familiar and less-familiar grapes. Wine Spectator publisher Marvin R. Shanken and executive editor Thomas Matthews explain.
Dec 15, 2010