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In the Oct. 15 & 31, 2017 Issue

New York City: A Wine Lover's Guide

New York City can satisfy every appetite. From world-class art and architecture to globe-spanning food and wine, this great city delivers the goods. The great challenge is knowing where to look.

Tuscany: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Tuscany wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

New York: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all New York wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

Cover Story

New York - It's a helluva town, and to create this special guide our editors combed seven distinctive neighborhoods to bring you the restaurants, wine bars, retail shops, hotels and cultural attractions we think will be of special interest to wine and food lovers
Neighborhood Spotlights
Downtown - New growth where the city began
The Village - Something for everyone in the most varied neighborhoods in town

WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Head to Bleecker Street for a stop at Murray's Cheese shop, visit one of our favorite butchers, and more.

Chelsea and Flatiron - Residential hideaways vibrate with new energy

WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Take a tour of the Flatiron District and the High Line, and find cheap eats from top chefs.

Hudson Yards - New development on the riverfront
Midtown - Treasure troves amid the canyons and towers
Upper West Side - A haven for academics and the arts

WineSpectator.com: Bonus Video: Power Morning on the Upper West Side: Wine Spectator's James Molesworth provides the answer to how a perfect day starts for a serious wine-lover on the UWS.

Upper East Side - Elegant architecture showcases cultural riches
Brooklyn Waterfront - From decaying docks to vibrant destination

WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Go on a discovery walk around Brooklyn to uncover the best edible treasures the borough has to offer.

Only in New York
Lombardi's Pizza
Katz's Delicatessen
Russ & Daughters
Waverly Restaurant
Best in Class
Wine Spectator Grand Award Winners - Profiles of the city's 10 best tables for wine lovers
Wine Spectator Restaurant Award Winners Across the City - Complete listings, including wine strengths, cuisine type and pricing
Where to Buy Wine - Shops to rely on when you’re out and about
Where to Eat Steak - From traditional to innovative, four top temples to beef
Where to Stay - Our picks of hotels that overdeliver on luxury and character

WineSpectator.com: THE WORLD'S BEST WINE LISTS: Have you visited our Restaurant Awards site? Our free online Restaurant Search has been upgraded so you can easily find the 2017 award winners, with maps. Or look for the perfect dining spot in any location by wine strengths, cuisine type, pricing and more. Plus, find all our great dining articles in one convenient location: restaurant guides, sommelier and chef interviews, news and tributes to our 2017 Grand Award winners.


Tasting Reports

Tuscany's Challenge - The 2014 vintage brought difficult conditions, yet excellent wines abound from every corner of the region
FREE: Tuscany Alphabetical Listing - More than 680 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
New York's Finger Lakes, Long Island and Hudson Valley - New York's Finger Lakes, Long Island and Hudson Valley make wines in many styles
FREE: New York Alphabetical Listing - More than 240 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.



Millennials Trend to Wine

WineSpectator.com: Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.


Piedmont’s Domenico Clerico Dies
Notable Winery Sales
Sonoma's Pedroncelli Winery Celebrates 90 Years


Singer Josh Groban


Enric Canut's Spanish Imports

WineSpectator.com: Members can reference our full archives of David Gibbons' columns and other articles about cheese.


The Rise of Nitro Cold Brew - With its canned nitro cold brew, Austin roaster Cuvée pioneered the hottest trend in coffee

WineSpectator.com: Members can reference our full archives of Mark Pendergrast's columns and other articles about coffee.




FAQ: "Cousin Vinny"

WineSpectator.com: Want more from Dr. Vinny? Our advice expert provides saucy answers to all sorts of questions—from tough topics about the technical aspects of winemaking to the finer points of wine etiquette, three days a week on WineSpectator.com. Submit your questions at www.winespectator.com/drvinny or on Twitter via @AskDrVinny.

This Issue/Marvin R. Shanken

This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken



Savvy Shopper

French Beauties, Global Values


James Laube - The future of Paso

WineSpectator.com: In his blogs, James Laube shares updates from his recent tastings and visits with winemakers, and discusses hot-button issues in the wine industry. Join the conversation with other members.

Matt Kramer - Wine destinations

WineSpectator.com: For more of Matt Kramer's provocative essays and lively online discussions. (Only members may post comments but all visitors may read them.)

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

VOTE IN THE 2017 VIDEO CONTEST! Original short wine videos have been pouring into Wine Spectator's 11th annual video contest. On Sept. 11, we're posting the finalists so you can vote for your favorite. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to our spectacular Wine Experience weekend. The top video will be revealed on Sept. 19. In the meantime, check out the entry guidelines and previous years' finalists.

THE WINE WORLD, UNFILTERED Love wine and spirits? Into pop culture? Get the scoop on how drinks intersect with movies, TV, music, sports, politics and more in our weekly Web column and its companion email newsletter. Sign up so you don't miss a word!

WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO Watch all our great wine tips, winemaker interviews and tastings on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone. Tune in each week for a new mobile-friendly video. Don't miss these recent additions to our collection:

  • Nabes of New York: Wine Spectator editors take you to some of the great neighborhoods highlighted in this blockbuster double issue.
  • No More Tipping: Restaurateur Danny Meyer has ended tipping at some of his top New York restaurants. Get the scoop.
  • The 2016 New York Wine Experience: Did you miss last year's Wine Experience? We kicked things off with top Champagnes, Baron Eric de Rothschild poured six vintages of Château Lafite ... and Sting performed!

VALUE WINES Want wallet-friendly wines for your weeknight meals? Just bought a new house or sent a kid off to college? You can still drink great bottles without spending a lot. Check our site regularly for updated quick lists of Top Values, Easy Finds and Wineries for Values from around the world.

TUSCANY IN-DEPTH Take Wine Spectator School's online seminar on this famed Italian region; you'll get to know appellations such as Chianti Classico, Bolgheri and Montalcino and compare the classic-style and new-wave wines of top Tuscan producers. This and nine other fun and informative courses are included with a WineSpectator.com membership.

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