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Oct 31, 2018

Piedmont

"The fact that I was a woman that was doing all these crazy things, it was a little bit of an impact in the beginning."—Chiara Boschis, Owner of Pira Chiara Boschis

Cover Stories

Piedmont's Women Take Charge

Piedmont's Women Take Charge

Women have been successful in all aspects of the wine industry, from production to distribution to …
Oct 31, 2018
Selected Recent Releases

Selected Recent Releases

The selected recent releases chart features a cross-section of classic wines from 10 women-led …
Oct 31, 2018

Tasting Reports

Tuscany Alphabetical Listing

Tuscany Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 770 Tuscan wines reviewed for the tasting report in …
Oct 31, 2018
Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove

In Tuscany, Masseto wines have been stunning. And Brunello di Montalcino and the top super Tuscans …
Oct 31, 2018
Sicilian Success

Sicilian Success

After World War II, much of Mount Etna's vineyard acreage was abandoned and expertise in agronomy …
Oct 31, 2018

Features

The Changing Face of Napa

The Changing Face of Napa

"Cosmopolitan with a small 'c'" is a terrific way to describe Napa's continuing evolution from a …
Oct 31, 2018
Calling Cards

Calling Cards

By building their wine industries around grapes well-suited to their regions' climates, countries …
Oct 31, 2018
Uruguay Stakes a Claim With Tannat

Uruguay Stakes a Claim With Tannat

For a look at the state of Uruguayan winemaking today, Kim Marcus tasted about 50 wines from its …
Oct 31, 2018

Grapevine

Do You Speak Emoji?

Do You Speak Emoji?

With a new white wine emoji under development, Wine Spectator has fun imagining a conversation …
Oct 31, 2018
Spanish Wine Counterfeiters Busted

Spanish Wine Counterfeiters Busted

In July, officers from Spain's Civil Guard announced that they broke up a counterfeiting ring that …
Oct 31, 2018
Another Rough Fire Season in California Wine Country

Another Rough Fire Season in California Wine Country

By midsummer of 2018, California experienced its worst fire season in nearly a decade, with 3,770 …
Oct 31, 2018
Wine and a Movie at Napa Valley Film Festival; Dom Pérignon Champagne Salon at Blantyre; Waterman Poolside Bar at Windsor Court Hotel

Wine and a Movie at Napa Valley Film Festival; Dom Pérignon Champagne Salon at Blantyre; Waterman Poolside Bar at Windsor Court Hotel

Wine lovers on the go will find much to enjoy at the Napa Valley Film Festival, an exclusive …
Oct 31, 2018
Play With Your Food

Play With Your Food

If you're interested in cooking with chocolate but are just starting out, you'll need a little …
Oct 31, 2018
Sauce Boss

Sauce Boss

McIlhenny Co. CEO Tony Simmons knows that in Tabasco, as in wine, finding the right time to pick, …
Oct 31, 2018
Sumptuous Sangiovese, Whites and Reds from the Americas, Rhône Delights

Sumptuous Sangiovese, Whites and Reds from the Americas, Rhône Delights

Bruce Sanderson brings you a selection of values, including elegant Chiantis, American wines from …
Oct 31, 2018
In Memoriam: Joël Robuchon, Legendary French Chef

In Memoriam: Joël Robuchon, Legendary French Chef

Wine Spectator remembers the life and accomplishments of famed French chef Joël Robuchon, who …
Oct 31, 2018

Departments

Italy at Its Best

Italy at Its Best

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the October 31, 2018, issue, with …
Oct 31, 2018
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts, ideas and opinions on the stories we publish on the …
Oct 31, 2018
Ice Age

Ice Age

Wine Spectator 's James Laube believes that the best way to save your open wines is to freeze them. …
Oct 31, 2018
Bruno’s Bergerac

Bruno’s Bergerac

Harvey Steiman talks to British author Martin Walker about his discovery and eventual appreciation …
Oct 31, 2018
Mushroom Toast with Aged White Rioja

Mushroom Toast with Aged White Rioja

Chef Corey Chow, of the Wine Spectator Grand Award–winning restaurant Per Se in New York, shares …
Oct 31, 2018

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.

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

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

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LETTER FROM EUROPE Contributing editor Robert Camuto blogs from his trips through Italy, France and beyond, visiting cutting-edge wine regions, iconoclastic producers and companies that drive wine trends.

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