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Bordeaux's Classic Cabernets
Mar 31, 2019

Bordeaux's Classic Cabernets

The benchmarks of the wine world come in many forms—a region such as Bordeaux, admired for centuries; a much-loved grape such as Pinot Noir finding new expression in an emerging terroir; a family winery leading an ancient country to modern success.

Cover Stories

Change in Spain

Change in Spain

The Catalonian Familia Torres is defined by more than its big production and revenue numbers. For …
Mar 31, 2019
Catalonia to California

Catalonia to California

Vintner Marimar Torres grew up in one of Spain's top winemaking families but moved to Sonoma to …
Mar 31, 2019

Tasting Reports

Bordeaux 2016 Alphabetical Listing

Bordeaux 2016 Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 580 Bordeaux 2016 wines reviewed for the tasting report …
Mar 31, 2019
Oregon Alphabetical Listing

Oregon Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 560 Oregon wines reviewed for the tasting report in …
Mar 31, 2019
Left Turn

Left Turn

Bordeaux is on a roll, with a string of high-quality vintages spurring demand, especially from …
Mar 31, 2019
Oregon Ascends

Oregon Ascends

Oregon Pinot Noir is ascendant on consumers' radars, and the 2016 vintage delivers classic quality …
Mar 31, 2019
ABCs of Oregon

ABCs of Oregon

Explore Oregon's 19 AVAs in this handy primer to an American hotbed of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay …
Mar 31, 2019
French Connections

French Connections

Four Oregon wineries—Lingua Franca, Nicolas-Jay, Résonance and Rose & Arrow—are pushing the state's …
Mar 31, 2019

Features

Room at the Inn

Room at the Inn

Five standout Los Angeles hotel restaurants have begun to emphasize wine alongside exceptional food.
Mar 31, 2019

Grapevine

Tasting Plate: A Blues Quintet

Tasting Plate: A Blues Quintet

These five distinctive blue cheeses make up an eye-opening tasting plate that showcases the range …
Mar 31, 2019
Wine Pros Share Their Fitness Tips

Wine Pros Share Their Fitness Tips

Sommeliers and chefs share their various approaches to wellness in the physically grueling field of …
Mar 31, 2019
Chefs and Wineries Provide Wildfire Relief in California

Chefs and Wineries Provide Wildfire Relief in California

After the 2018 wildfires, big names in California's wine and dining industries have stepped in to …
Mar 31, 2019
Former Apple Execs Buy Napa's Brand Winery

Former Apple Execs Buy Napa's Brand Winery

Jim Bean and Christine O'Sullivan have purchased the Brand winery in Napa Valley.
Mar 31, 2019
Zac Posen's Designs on Food and Wine

Zac Posen's Designs on Food and Wine

In 2017, clothing designer Zac Posen published a cookbook building on his passion for wine. Here he …
Mar 31, 2019
A New Look at Miami

A New Look at Miami

Explore a variety of exciting, wine-focused restaurants in Miami sure to please discerning …
Mar 31, 2019
A Spirited Collection

A Spirited Collection

Thomas Keller, owner and chef of the French Laundry, started an elite spirits program at the Napa …
Mar 31, 2019
Moving Mountains

Moving Mountains

Matteo and Valentina Lunelli have created an urbane, modern duplex penthouse in a six-story …
Mar 31, 2019
Bordeaux Bargains, Italian Mainstays and Global Whites

Bordeaux Bargains, Italian Mainstays and Global Whites

These exciting wines from across the world deliver a lot of bang for the buck.
Mar 31, 2019
In Memoriam: Albert Frère and Patrick Léon

In Memoriam: Albert Frère and Patrick Léon

Remembering the lives of Château Cheval-Blanc's Albert Frère and Château Les Trois' Patrick Léon.
Mar 31, 2019

Departments

Terroir in the New World

Terroir in the New World

The New World continues to hone its approach to terroir, as emerging regions and producers attempt …
Mar 31, 2019
A Talbot Centenary

A Talbot Centenary

Bordeaux stalwart Château Talbot has been consistent in focus and dedication to quality, generation …
Mar 31, 2019
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts, ideas and opinions on the stories we publish on the …
Mar 31, 2019
Three Benchmarks

Three Benchmarks

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the March 31, 2019, issue, with …
Mar 31, 2019
Chocolate Mousse with Tawny Port

Chocolate Mousse with Tawny Port

Chef João Dias of Montréal's Ferreira Café forgoes cream or butter in his mousse, opting instead …
Mar 31, 2019

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

Bordeaux 2016: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Bordeaux 2016 wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

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

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