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Israel Wine & Travel
Oct 15, 2016

Israel Wine & Travel

"The young winemakers are very knowledgeable and have traveled the world. There's a lot of sharing. ... Up until five or six years ago, [Israeli] wines were on the kosher shelf. Now they are on the Israeli shelf."—Eran Pick, Tzora

Cover Stories

Israel's Transformation

Israel's Transformation

Following a boom beginning in the early 2000s, driven by Israelis' search for quality from their …
Oct 15, 2016
Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Israel offers a panoply of grapes and flavors and a consistent level of quality. And though its …
Oct 15, 2016
The Royal Equation for Kosher Wines

The Royal Equation for Kosher Wines

If one company has been responsible for replacing the checkered image of kosher wines of the past …
Oct 15, 2016
Touring Israel's Wine Country

Touring Israel's Wine Country

A millennium and a half ago, the land that is modern-day Israel was renowned for its wine. The …
Oct 15, 2016

Tasting Reports

Relief in the Loire

Relief in the Loire

Lovers of Loire Valley wines have had slim pickings in recent years, with the 2011, 2012 and 2013 …
Oct 15, 2016
Spain's New Approach

Spain's New Approach

When Álvaro Palacios made this observation, in 2012, he was standing in an old-vine Garnacha …
Oct 15, 2016

Features

Rupert Murdoch Is Happy

Rupert Murdoch Is Happy

A day in the life of Rupert Murdoch is not short on diversions. But the 85-year-old media tycoon …
Oct 15, 2016
The Top Five Countries for Values

The Top Five Countries for Values

Wine Spectator staff ran the numbers and did the math. There were surprises, upsets and close …
Oct 15, 2016

Grapevine

U.S. Auction Sales Up in First Half 2016

U.S. Auction Sales Up in First Half 2016

In terms of total dollars, global auction sales of fine and rare wine in the first half of 2016 …
Oct 15, 2016
Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

Most chocolate is made with sugar and vanilla-especially the former (and chocolates often contain …
Oct 15, 2016
A Battle Over Vines and Trees

A Battle Over Vines and Trees

Napa County residents packed a local courtroom on July 15 for a rather arcane hearing on rules for …
Oct 15, 2016
Brexit Sparks Uncertainty

Brexit Sparks Uncertainty

In the early hours of June 24, the mobile phones of executives at BI began buzzing with e-mail …
Oct 15, 2016
Master of His Own <em>Terroir</em>

Master of His Own Terroir

The work of the late Robert Trent Jones, perhaps the most esteemed golf-course architect of the …
Oct 15, 2016
Keep the Doctor Away

Keep the Doctor Away

In the wake of a hard apple cider revival, a coterie of microdistillers (especially in apple-growin…
Oct 15, 2016
French Vintners Lash Out at Importer of Cheap Foreign Wine

French Vintners Lash Out at Importer of Cheap Foreign Wine

Just before midnight on July 19, approximately 30 masked people attacked a winery facility in …
Oct 15, 2016
In Memoriam: Denis Dubourdieu

In Memoriam: Denis Dubourdieu

Denis Dubourdieu, a Bordeaux vigneron, prominent academic and winemaking consultant died in July …
Oct 15, 2016

Departments

FAQ: Not Your Bubbe's Manischewitz

FAQ: Not Your Bubbe's Manischewitz

October brings some of the most important celebrations of the Jewish calendar. In the United …
Oct 15, 2016
Feedback

Feedback

Oct 15, 2016
Roast Squab With Merlot

Roast Squab With Merlot

Chef Scott Gottlich of The Second Floor in Dallas shared a recipe for roast squabs with beets and …
Oct 15, 2016

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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

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

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

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