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Jolie-Pitt & Perrin
Jun 30, 2014

Jolie-Pitt & Perrin

The inside story of the Provence estate where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie pursue their winemaking dreams with the master behind Château de Beaucastel. Watch our video preview of the issue.

Cover Stories

Superstar Rosé

Superstar Rosé

One of the biggest wine stories in recent memory comes in the form of a squat Burgundy-shaped …
Jun 30, 2014
En Route in Provence

En Route in Provence

When it comes to dream destinations, few have been mythologized as much as France's Provence. This …
Jun 30, 2014
The Rosés of Summer

The Rosés of Summer

The warm days of summer are made for enjoying the fresh and vibrant flavors of rosé. The wines make …
Jun 30, 2014

Tasting Reports

Bordeaux 2013 Disaster Averted

Bordeaux 2013 Disaster Averted

In the 2013 vintage, vintners in Bordeaux faced a host of problems in harvesting a quality red wine …
Jun 30, 2014
Douro Masterpiece

Douro Masterpiece

Since the turn of the millennium, the red table wines of Portugal's Douro region have been mostly …
Jun 30, 2014
Precision Zinfandels

Precision Zinfandels

The 2011 vintage adds data to both sides of a longstanding debate: Would California Zinfandel be …
Jun 30, 2014

Grapevine

Index Records Biggest Gain in Three Years

Index Records Biggest Gain in Three Years

The Wine Spectator Auction Index, which tracks sales of commercial wine auctions in the U. S., …
Jun 30, 2014
Warm-Weather Gifts

Warm-Weather Gifts

Wine Spectator 's Owen Dugan selects perfect gifts for summer occasions, with great choices for …
Jun 30, 2014
Collector Sues Merchant for $25 Million

Collector Sues Merchant for $25 Million

An Atlanta wine collector is suing a London wine merchant for more than $25 million, alleging that …
Jun 30, 2014
From Songbird to Somm

From Songbird to Somm

Elizabeth Huettinger was 19 when she first worked at a Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning …
Jun 30, 2014
Record Sum Raised in Portland's Classic Wines Auction

Record Sum Raised in Portland's Classic Wines Auction

A record-breaking 960 guests filled the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on March 1 for the …
Jun 30, 2014
A Cocktail of Two Countries

A Cocktail of Two Countries

In a world full of strife it may seem inconsequential, but Peru and Chile have been squabbling for …
Jun 30, 2014
LVMH Buys Burgundy's Domaine Des Lambrays, 21 Acres of <em>Grand Cru</em>

LVMH Buys Burgundy's Domaine Des Lambrays, 21 Acres of Grand Cru

Bernard Arnault's Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) luxury group has made its first move in …
Jun 30, 2014
Lights! Camera! Pour! Wine Spectator's 8th Annual Video Contest

Lights! Camera! Pour! Wine Spectator's 8th Annual Video Contest

Both wine and video speak to the imagination. Wine Spectator 's 8th Annual Video Contest brings …
Jun 30, 2014
Vega Sicilia Confronts Sediment and Wine Regions in the Pacific Northwest Attract Investment

Vega Sicilia Confronts Sediment and Wine Regions in the Pacific Northwest Attract Investment

Spanish producer Vega Sicilia halts the release of a 2010 red wine due to excessive sediment …
Jun 30, 2014
Revisiting 2004 and 1994 California Zinfandel

Revisiting 2004 and 1994 California Zinfandel

The 1994 and 2004 vintages both represented crossroads for California Zinfandel. In 1994, after a …
Jun 30, 2014

Departments

Braised Black Cod With Grüner Veltliner

Braised Black Cod With Grüner Veltliner

Chef Masaharu Morimoto, of Morimoto, in Philadelphia, shares his recipe for braised black cod with …
Jun 30, 2014
Lost and Found in Sicily

Lost and Found in Sicily

Wine Spectator 's James Laube gives us an inside look on stepping out of one's comfort zone when …
Jun 30, 2014
I Was So Right, Yet So Wrong

I Was So Right, Yet So Wrong

Wine Spectator 's Matt Kramer tries to answer questions on why Syrah didn't become a really big …
Jun 30, 2014
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers write in about the virtues—and pitfalls—of small wine lists and esoteric …
Jun 30, 2014

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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

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

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

Web Exclusive Content

2014 VIDEO CONTEST Creative with a video camera? Submit your shorts to Wine Spectator's eighth annual Video Contest and you could win great prizes. Our editors will select the finalists and post them on WineSpectator.com, where viewers will vote for the winning video. The deadline to enter is Sept. 1. Check out the rules and previous years' finalists online.

FATHER'S DAY You've already prepared steaks, burgers and every variation of red meat you could think of. What else can you grill to make dad happy on his special day? Try this new recipe for lemongrass skewered pork and shrimp, with great wines at reasonable prices to match.

NEW ON WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO: Tune in each week for a new video. Don't miss these recent additions:

  • Behind the Drouhin Label—One Family, Many Wines: For a single producer to bottle more than 100 distinct wines is no small feat, especially when the wines are top quality. Fourth-generation siblings Frédéric and Véronique share the story of their heritage and their family's Burgundy wines.
  • Greek Gifts: Sommeliers love Greece's crisp white wines, which not only make great aperitifs but also pair perfectly with many types of seafood dishes. Learn about two of the country's most important varieties—Moschofilero and Assyrtiko—with vintner Christina Boutari.
  • Classic & New Ribera del Duero: Spanish wines are a hot ticket these days, and one of the most exciting growing areas is Ribera del Duero. Emilio Moro winemaker José Moro teaches you about the Tinto Fino variety and the region's wine styles.

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