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Pinot Noir: Treasures from the Sonoma Coast
Sep 30, 2021

Pinot Noir: Treasures from the Sonoma Coast

In the Fort Ross–Seaview AVA, a patchwork of prime vineyards is thriving amid a complex mosaic of microclimates, exposures and soil strata, while a pioneering human element ties them together in the quest to make world-class wine.

Cover Stories

Pinot’s Magical Kingdom

Pinot’s Magical Kingdom

Mountain vineyards by the sea in northern Sonoma County
Sep 30, 2021
Reclaiming the True Sonoma Coast

Reclaiming the True Sonoma Coast

A small but dedicated group of vintners supports a division of the vast Sonoma Coast appellation
Sep 30, 2021

Tasting Reports

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

California Pinot Noir excels in the 2018 and 2019 vintages
Sep 30, 2021
Alphabetical Guide to California Pinot Noir

Alphabetical Guide to California Pinot Noir

Get blind-tasting scores for more than 600 California Pinot Noirs, mostly from the 2018 and 2019 …
Sep 30, 2021
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

White Burgundy’s 2018 vintage achieves harmony between freshness and opulence
Sep 30, 2021
Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Get blind-tasting scores for nearly 500 Chardonnays, chiefly from the outstanding 2018 vintage, …
Sep 30, 2021
Retrospective: 2000 Vintage Port

Retrospective: 2000 Vintage Port

Revisiting a vintage that lived up to the millennium's hype
Sep 30, 2021

Features

From Barrel to Bottle

From Barrel to Bottle

Barrel strength Bourbons deliver maximum flavor
Sep 30, 2021
Transatlantic Flight

Transatlantic Flight

Shipping a large wine collection requires planning, professional advice, and patience
Sep 30, 2021

Grapevine

The Wine Experience Returns

The Wine Experience Returns

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the popular Wine Spectator event
Sep 30, 2021
Delicato Family Wines Acquires Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Delicato Family Wines Acquires Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Plus, U.S. and E.U. suspend wine and spirits tariffs, and OperaWine returns to Verona
Sep 30, 2021
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

What you need to know about top-quality salmon
Sep 30, 2021
Mastering Classic Carbonara

Mastering Classic Carbonara

A traditional pasta recipe from Fiola chef Fabio Trabocchi
Sep 30, 2021
Barrel-Aged Chocolate

Barrel-Aged Chocolate

Taking inspiration from wine and spirits to impart new flavors to cacao
Sep 30, 2021
Spanish Bounty, West Coast Values, Tuscan Picks and an Old World Medley

Spanish Bounty, West Coast Values, Tuscan Picks and an Old World Medley

A selection of top-quality and value-priced picks from our editors
Sep 26, 2021

Departments

California’s Pinot Noir Promised Land

California’s Pinot Noir Promised Land

Enjoying the treasures of the northwest Sonoma Coast
Sep 30, 2021
Notes from the Coast

Notes from the Coast

On the road again
Sep 30, 2021
A Masked Man in Italy

A Masked Man in Italy

In the air again
Sep 30, 2021
It’s OK to Cry Over Spilled Wine

It’s OK to Cry Over Spilled Wine

From South Africa to Sonoma and beyond, tides of red wine were flowing—unfortunately, not into …
Sep 30, 2021

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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