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Lodovico Antinori
Oct 31, 2016

Lodovico Antinori

"Success went to my head. I am a man of instinct and passion, and at Ornellaia I was thinking to myself, 'What more can I have at Ornellaia than I have already received?' I had to become a manager—the thing I hated."—Lodovico Antinori

Tasting Reports

Tuscany Triumphant

Tuscany Triumphant

A succession of difficult vintages has kept Tuscan vintners on their toes in recent years, and …
Oct 31, 2016
Catching Fire

Catching Fire

New Zealand wines are on a hot streak. According to New Zealand Winegrowers, an industry trade …
Oct 31, 2016

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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

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

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WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO Watch all our great wine tips, winemaker interviews and tastings. In time for Halloween, don't miss these recent additions on sweet wines:

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