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California Pinot Noir
Oct 15, 2019

California Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir's triumph in California is as breathtaking as the beauty of the coastal regions the grape favors. And the wave seems far from cresting, with delicious wines coming from as far north as Mendocino and south to Santa Barbara.

Cover Stories

Coastal Conquest

Coastal Conquest

California Pinot Noir is exploding in popularity and quality, with diverse sites and winemaking …
Oct 15, 2019
California Pinot Noir’s Top <em>Terroirs</em>

California Pinot Noir’s Top Terroirs

A guide to the regions producing the state's top bottlings of this in-demand red, from Anderson …
Oct 15, 2019
Alphabetical Guide to California Pinot Noir

Alphabetical Guide to California Pinot Noir

More than 650 wines were reviewed for this report. WineSpectator.com members can access complete …
Oct 15, 2019

Tasting Reports

Alphabetical Guide to Spain

Alphabetical Guide to Spain

More than 750 wines were reviewed for this report. WineSpectator.com members can access complete …
Oct 15, 2019
Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

Change is afoot in Spain, with new-wave wines and old-school stalwarts achieving exceptional …
Oct 15, 2019

Features

Basque Country Flavors

Basque Country Flavors

The coastal area from San Sebastián to Bilboa boasts some of Spain's top restaurants, drawing on a …
Oct 15, 2019
The Values Show

The Values Show

Blockbuster wines are impressive, but sometimes we're in the mood for something fun, accessible and …
Oct 15, 2019

Grapevine

California Gold Country Getaway

California Gold Country Getaway

The Sierra Foothills region offers myriad opportunities to taste local wines and take in scenic …
Oct 15, 2019
Alpine Style, American Mastery

Alpine Style, American Mastery

Drawing inspiration from the Alpine producers of France, Italy and Switzerland, these U.S. …
Oct 15, 2019
Shift in Style

Shift in Style

Changing tastes are fueling evolution in Germany's wine industry, with a renewed emphasis on …
Oct 15, 2019
Alphabetical Guide to Germany

Alphabetical Guide to Germany

More than 540 wines were reviewed for this report. WineSpectator.com members can access complete …
Oct 15, 2019
Five Wine and Health Myths, Debunked

Five Wine and Health Myths, Debunked

We talked to the experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to five common myths about …
Oct 15, 2019
Burgundy Giant Boisset Buys Maison Alex Gambal

Burgundy Giant Boisset Buys Maison Alex Gambal

The deal will include Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards, inventory and a winery.
Oct 15, 2019
<em>Wine Spectator</em>'s Harvey Steiman Retires

Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman Retires

After 38 years with the company, Wine Spectator's lead taster on Australia, New Zealand, Oregon and …
Oct 15, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci, Vintner

Leonardo da Vinci, Vintner

Five hundred years after the death of the Renaissance master, wine from his vineyard in Milan is …
Oct 15, 2019
Sarah Jessica Parker's Wine Premiere

Sarah Jessica Parker's Wine Premiere

The beloved actor has teamed up with Invivo to produce a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.
Oct 15, 2019
Spanish Bounty, Choice Chianti and West Coast Wonders

Spanish Bounty, Choice Chianti and West Coast Wonders

Our editors select a global range of standout wines to try that won't break the bank.
Oct 15, 2019

Departments

Pinot Noir: California’s Crown Prince

Pinot Noir: California’s Crown Prince

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the Oct. 15, 2019, issue, with …
Oct 15, 2019
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Oct 15, 2019
Charting a New Course in Carneros

Charting a New Course in Carneros

Winemaker Anne Moller-Racke has helped grow the California region into a Chardonnay and Pinot …
Oct 15, 2019
A Truly Blind Tasting

A Truly Blind Tasting

A recent event hosted by Tuscan producer Ornellaia and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum takes blind …
Oct 15, 2019
Grilled Sea Trout with Godello

Grilled Sea Trout with Godello

Chef Lisa Giffen of Audrey restaurant in L.A. shares a late-summer fish dish topped with tart green …
Oct 15, 2019

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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