For over 30 years Ken Wright has exerted a huge influence on Oregon's winemaking and has been on the cutting edge of vineyard improvements. Today, he shows no signs of stopping.
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2014 BORDEAUX BARREL TASTINGS Which wines should you buy as futures? Senior editor James Molesworth visited Bordeaux in late March to taste barrel samples of the young wines. Read his on-the-scene blogs for highlights. Plus, get his scores and tasting notes for hundreds of reds, whites and sweet wines.
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HEALTH ON THE MENU You don't have to forgo delicious food to stay fit! Try Joël Robuchon's zero-deprivation diet with two seafood recipes from his new book. Or check out menus from George Mendes of Aldea in New York and French chef Michel Guerard, known for his delicious spa cuisine. Wine Spectator shares wine matches for each of the dishes.
GRAND TOUR This spring, Wine Spectator hits the road with more than 200 of the world's finest wineries, making stops in Chicago (April 30), Las Vegas (May 2) and Dallas (May 8) to pour top bottles for wine lovers. If you can't make it this time, read all about it and check out the photos of who was there.
MOBILE-FRIENDLY WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO You can now watch all our great wine tips, winemaker interviews and tastings on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone. Tune in each week for a new video. Don't miss these recent additions about Paso Robles, a leading California region for Syrah, Grenache and other Rhône varieties:
- JUSTIN SMITH OF SAXUM: The thoughtful man behind the red blend named Wine Spectator's 2010 Wine of the Year shares what it means to be a winemaker.
- COMPARING GRENACHE AND SYRAH, With Austin Hope: A great way to learn is to taste two wines from the same producer and vintage side by side. To help you decode the differences, Hope pours and discusses two key Rhône reds.