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Italy: Tuscany, Veneto, Valtellina
Oct 31, 2020

Italy: Tuscany, Veneto, Valtellina

Let this cover story guide you to the great wines of Tuscany and to rising stars from Veneto and beyond, as wine lovers look forward to exploring Italy's diverse culture in person—its art and architecture, its culinary and vinous glory.

Cover Stories

The Power of Tuscany

The Power of Tuscany

Italy's premier region delivers a wealth of great wines, with the 2017 vintage capping a run of …
Oct 31, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Tuscany

Alphabetical Guide to Tuscany

The best Tuscan wines from the uneven 2017 harvest are concentrated, fresh and balanced. At worst, …
Oct 31, 2020
Tasting a Tuscan Icon

Tasting a Tuscan Icon

A vertical of all 39 vintages of Antinori’s Tignanello underscores the pedigree of this modern …
Oct 31, 2020
A Veneto to Discover

A Veneto to Discover

Delicious wines from three unsung DOCs worth exploration
Oct 31, 2020

Tasting Reports

Valtellina's Distinctive Nebbiolos

Valtellina's Distinctive Nebbiolos

Alpine viticulture succeeds with Piedmont’s noble grape
Oct 31, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Valtellina

Alphabetical Guide to Valtellina

The terraced vineyards of Italy's Valtellina wine region provide a unique home for the area's …
Oct 31, 2020

Features

A Locomotive in Cahors

A Locomotive in Cahors

Bringing a background in luxury to a rustic terroir , Alain Dominique Perrin pivoted from Cartier …
Oct 31, 2020
Modern Craftsman

Modern Craftsman

Dan Petroski works to revitalize Napa's Larkmead and refine his own Massican label
Oct 31, 2020

Grapevine

Wildfires, Smoke, and the 2020 Vintage

Wildfires, Smoke, and the 2020 Vintage

Blazes have left smoke hanging over California and Oregon wine regions for weeks, and some vintners …
Oct 31, 2020
Sting Hires Riccardo Cotarella

Sting Hires Riccardo Cotarella

Il Palagio, the Tuscan estate of musician and rock star Sting and his wife, actor and director …
Oct 31, 2020
Jackson Family Wines Takes Giant Steps

Jackson Family Wines Takes Giant Steps

The move expands the company's Australian portfolio, adding outstanding single-vineyard Chardonnays …
Oct 31, 2020
In Memoriam: Alain Voge and Tom Seaver

In Memoriam: Alain Voge and Tom Seaver

Alain Voge, the dedicated Rhône Valley vintner, and Tom Seaver, a Major League Baseball strikeout …
Oct 31, 2020
Mrs. Crunchy, a Sublime Sandwich

Mrs. Crunchy, a Sublime Sandwich

Chef Laurent Tourondel offers his recipe for a French café classic
Oct 31, 2020
Bourbon Applesauce Cake with Sauternes

Bourbon Applesauce Cake with Sauternes

Ina Garten’s comforting, autumnal dessert sings alongside a special-occasion sweet wine
Oct 31, 2020
Smart Buys in Chianti, High-Elevation Picks from Chile and Argentina, Unique Blends from Spain

Smart Buys in Chianti, High-Elevation Picks from Chile and Argentina, Unique Blends from Spain

Smart buys, highly rated picks and collectibles from Italy, Spain, California, Portugal and beyond.
Oct 31, 2020

Departments

Tastes of Italy

Tastes of Italy

Wine Spectator's Oct. 31, 2020, issue features great wines made around Italy, including a vertical …
Oct 31, 2020
I Miss Restaurants!

I Miss Restaurants!

Executive editor Thomas Matthews reflects on a life of restaurant experiences. What he misses most, …
Oct 31, 2020
Ipsus: The Creation of a Brand

Ipsus: The Creation of a Brand

In October 2019, senior editor Bruce Sanderson received an invitation he couldn't refuse: to taste …
Oct 31, 2020
Unfiltered

Unfiltered

In the latest scoop in drinks and pop culture, a true-crime TV series featuring Burgundy's famed …
Oct 31, 2020

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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