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Contemporary Cellars
Sep 30, 2020

Contemporary Cellars

The tension between visual fireworks and sound construction is a hallmark of contemporary cellar craftsmanship. How designers and clients balance these considerations yields insight into the evolving role cellars play in our homes.

Cover Stories

Article available on Sep 17, 2020. The Art of the Cellar

The Art of the Cellar

Today's wine collectors are incorporating wine storage into their homes in dramatic ways, creating …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

Montréal residents Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois had gradually acquired a wine collection of …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

Wine collectors Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario didn't want a traditional wine cellar. Inspired …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Wine collector Mike McCurdie's cellar was built around his wife and his shared activity around wine …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

Sep 30, 2020

Tasting Reports

Article available on Sep 17, 2020. The Big Heat

The Big Heat

Producers stared down record-breaking heat in 2017 to manage another outstanding vintage in a …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Washington

Alphabetical Guide to Washington

Washington growers and winemakers rose to the challenge of a heatwave in 2017, having learned from …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Washington 101: A Guide to the AVAs

Washington 101: A Guide to the AVAs

Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Turn on the Charm

Turn on the Charm

Burgundy's 2017 Chardonnays are ripe and fleshy, with good underlying acidity, a combination that …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Vintners made excellent white Burgundies at all quality levels. The challenge is finding your …
Sep 30, 2020

Features

Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Rum Grows Up

Rum Grows Up

Today's premium versions, offering diverse flavors and myriad mixing possibilities, are capturing …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Bootstraps to Barolo

Bootstraps to Barolo

Luciano Sandrone is seen as one of Barolo’s modernist revolutionaries. Yet despite the global …
Sep 30, 2020

Grapevine

Article available on Sep 17, 2020. A Voice for Black Winemakers

A Voice for Black Winemakers

Leaders of the Association of African American Vintners talk with Wine Spectator about how to …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. 2019 Bordeaux Futures Face Difficult Present

2019 Bordeaux Futures Face Difficult Present

A typical Bordeaux futures campaign starts around May and drags slowly through June. But 2020 has …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Wine Spectator Postpones Wine Experience Anniversary Event

Wine Spectator Postpones Wine Experience Anniversary Event

Wine Spectator's New York Wine Experience 40th celebration has been rescheduled for Oct. 21–23, …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1944–2020

In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1944–2020

From working in his father's retail store to building a leading wine distribution and import firm …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Fear Not Fine Cheese

Fear Not Fine Cheese

Sep 30, 2020
Cacio e Pepe with an Italian White

Cacio e Pepe with an Italian White

As the weather cools, try New Orleans chef Chris Borges’ take on this comforting pasta classic. His …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Formula for Success

Formula for Success

New Zealand is a fascinating wine region. Globally, it's changed the conversation about Sauvignon …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand

Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand

Beyond the quality, consistency, value and intensity of its signature Sauvignon Blancs, another …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Tuscan Treasures, Spanish Bounty, Vibrant Whites

Tuscan Treasures, Spanish Bounty, Vibrant Whites

Sep 30, 2020

Departments

Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Wine Cellars With Style

Wine Cellars With Style

Editor and Publisher Marvin R. Shanken introduces the  September 30, 2020, issue, with stories on …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts on the stories we publish on the worlds of wine, food …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Virtual Content, Real Wine

Virtual Content, Real Wine

Like most of us, I’ve spent months in my home, watching these unprecedented times unfold. As we …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. The Ponzi Legacy

The Ponzi Legacy

Dick Ponzi came to Oregon in a flatbed truck. In the mix were his wife, Nancy, their kids, two …
Sep 30, 2020
Article available on Sep 17, 2020. Unfiltered

Unfiltered

Ancient wine finds, Mary J. Blige, Kylie Minogue, Danica Patrick and Florida Man all make appearanc…
Sep 30, 2020

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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  • A Perfect Match: Cacio e Pepe With an Italian White Coming soon:  Find out more about this intriguing pairing—and get the recipe from chef Chris Borges of Josephine Estelle in New Orleans.
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