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Black Voices
Nov 30, 2020

Black Voices

We spoke with Black vintners, sommeliers, journalists and entrepreneurs about their experiences and outlooks on the wine world. We hope this story helps describe the wine community that is, and helps foster the future wine lovers deserve.

Cover Stories

A Bigger New World

A Bigger New World

Since Wine Spectator's founding in 1976, the number of wine lovers has increased steadily, as an …
Nov 30, 2020
Eight Leaders

Eight Leaders

Interviews with Terry Arnold, senior vice president of human resources at Southern Glazer's Wine …
Nov 30, 2020
Diversity in Action

Diversity in Action

New organizations for consumers and industry professionals, along with established wine businesses, …
Nov 30, 2020
Wine’s New Guard

Wine’s New Guard

New generations bring change and growth. In wine and related industries, today’s group of young …
Nov 30, 2020

Tasting Reports

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

In the face of recent challenges, South African vintners are releasing their best red, white and …
Nov 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to South Africa

Alphabetical Guide to South Africa

The quality, style and value of South African wines makes them excellent buys today, when wineries …
Nov 30, 2020
Age of Discovery

Age of Discovery

A new era for Portuguese wines delivers impressive quality and great value in dry table reds and …
Nov 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Portugal

Alphabetical Guide to Portugal

In 2020, there are exciting new releases from multiple wine regions in Portugal. The nearly 350 …
Nov 30, 2020

Grapevine

2020 Gift Guide: Cheese

2020 Gift Guide: Cheese

What to give your foodie friends and family for the holidays this year? Here are 7 grate ideas for …
Nov 30, 2020
2020 Gift Guide: Chocolate

2020 Gift Guide: Chocolate

For a sweet stocking stuffer, try a U.S.-made bar. The young industry in Hawaii—the only state that …
Nov 30, 2020
2020 Gift Guide: Coffee

2020 Gift Guide: Coffee

What to give the java lover in your life for the holidays this year? Here are 5 options that will …
Nov 30, 2020

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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TOP 100 COUNTDOWN Coming soon:  On Dec. 7, we begin unveiling the Top 10 wines of 2020—complete with videos, tasting notes and more—culminating with the Wine of the Year on Dec. 11 and the complete Top 100 list on Dec. 14. Don't miss the year's most exciting wines!

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  • Staying Home: Sazerac No. 9  Wine Spectator news editor Mitch Frank introduces us to his original take on a classic New Orleans cocktail, with a little inspiration from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
  • Restaurant Spotlight: Momofuku Ko  In this two-part video, beverage manager Arthur Hon talks about the hardships and rewards of adapting to the pandemic, his greatest wine-pairing successes, and his biggest flop.
  • Meatless Meatballs With Red Pepper Sauce  Seasonal vegetables take the place of ground beef in this easy recipe from Harlem, N.Y.'s Vinatería restaurant.

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