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Barbara Banke
Nov 15, 2017

Barbara Banke

"[At Jackson Family] we're always looking for that next perfect wine or perfect vineyard. That prospect of making something really great, discovering something new."—Barbara Banke

Cover Stories

Building On A Legacy

Building On A Legacy

Jackson Family Wines chairman Barbara Banke named Distinguished Service Award winner
Nov 15, 2017
Jackson Family Wines

Jackson Family Wines

Jackson Family is among the largest wine companies in the United States. But in many ways, it …
Nov 15, 2017

Tasting Reports

Loire Valley Alphabetical Listing

Loire Valley Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 350 Loire Valley wines reviewed for the tasting report …
Nov 15, 2017
Going the Distance

Going the Distance

California Cabernet extends its run with the 2014 vintage, marked by charm and sophistication
Nov 15, 2017
Rising Stars

Rising Stars

Wine Spectator profiles four up-and-coming Cabernet producers in Napa.
Nov 15, 2017
The Case for Cabernet

The Case for Cabernet

Wine Spectator features a dozen California Cabernets that were produced in a quantity of at least …
Nov 15, 2017
Alphabetical Guide to California Cabernet Sauvignon

Alphabetical Guide to California Cabernet Sauvignon

A free alphabetical list offering more than 700 California Cabernet Sauvignon wines reviewed for …
Nov 15, 2017
High Pair

High Pair

The Loire Valley bounces back from a string of trying harvests with the ripe 2015 and racy 2016 …
Nov 15, 2017
Three Stars of Sauvignon Blanc

Three Stars of Sauvignon Blanc

The Loire Valley’s Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre regions highlight the many expressions of this white …
Nov 15, 2017

Features

The 2017 Grand Tastings

The 2017 Grand Tastings

The 2017 Wine Spectator Wine Experience will feature a national and international collection of …
Nov 15, 2017
Bold Ambition

Bold Ambition

Vintners Gérard and Chantal Perse aim to conquer St.-Emilion
Nov 15, 2017
Evolving Greatness

Evolving Greatness

Over nearly 20 vintages, Gérard Perse has honed his top estate, Château Pavie
Nov 15, 2017
Destination St.-Emilion

Destination St.-Emilion

Chantal and Gérard Perse run a hotel and a restaurant in St.-Emilion worth visiting. Wine Spectator…
Nov 15, 2017
Global Reach

Global Reach

150 wines from around the world that offer outstanding quality at $25 or less
Nov 15, 2017

Grapevine

Revisiting a Benchmark Vintage

Revisiting a Benchmark Vintage

The 2007 California Cabernets raised the bar
Nov 15, 2017
Tarte Flambée: Pride of Alsace

Tarte Flambée: Pride of Alsace

In Alsace, it's hard to avoid tarte flambée. Wine Spectator's David Gibbons provides a recipe for …
Nov 15, 2017
A Gift to Washington Wine's Future

A Gift to Washington Wine's Future

Washington State University's Viticulture and Enology program will receive a $1 million from the …
Nov 15, 2017
FAQ: Games Wine Lovers Play

FAQ: Games Wine Lovers Play

Wine Spectator gives a look into the origin of wine-drinking games!
Nov 15, 2017
Chefs Bring Hope to Houston

Chefs Bring Hope to Houston

Houston chefs step up to help their city following historic floods. Wine Spectator's Emma Balter …
Nov 15, 2017
Piedmont Reds, New Zealand Values and 2015s from France

Piedmont Reds, New Zealand Values and 2015s from France

Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson brings you well-priced 2015 French reds and whites, as well as …
Nov 15, 2017
The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch

Distillers now have wide latitude to create endless variations of whiskies using myriad "finishing" …
Nov 15, 2017
Exploring Williamsburg, Va.

Exploring Williamsburg, Va.

Wine Spectator rounds up the latest vacation getaways, from Williamsburg, Va., to Rioja.
Nov 15, 2017
China's Wine Market Rebounds

China's Wine Market Rebounds

China's wine market has enjoyed strong momentum over the past two years despite the Chinese …
Nov 15, 2017
Napa Wine Merchant Accused of Fraud

Napa Wine Merchant Accused of Fraud

Investor Jeffrey Gundlach accused wine merchant Soutirage of selling him 67 fake bottles of wine. A …
Nov 15, 2017
Thirst Games

Thirst Games

Academy award–winning actor Jennifer Lawrence is offering a picnic and wine date with a fan for …
Nov 15, 2017

Departments

Drinking From the Box

Drinking From the Box

Wine Spectator's James Laube investigates the state of boxed wine, and finds some very good …
Nov 15, 2017
The Pesky Matter of Price

The Pesky Matter of Price

Wine Spectator's Matt Kramer tackles the question of how the price of a wine affects our taste.
Nov 15, 2017
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts, ideas and opinions on the stories we publish on the …
Nov 15, 2017
Barbara Banke

Barbara Banke

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses Jackson Family Wines chairman …
Nov 15, 2017
Braised Short Ribs With Napa Cabernet

Braised Short Ribs With Napa Cabernet

Chef William Bradley of Addison in San Diego has shared with Wine Spectator a classic, savory …
Nov 15, 2017

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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

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