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Tillman Fertitta
Dec 15, 2018

Tillman Fertitta

For wine lovers, the most beautiful feature of Fertitta's Post Oak hotel is tucked away on the fourth floor. It's the wine cellar—30,000 bottles filled out by as many large-format and rare wines as he can get his hands on.

Cover Stories

Tilman Fertitta Bets Big On Wine

Tilman Fertitta Bets Big On Wine

Tilman Fertitta runs more than 600 restaurants as the CEO and owner of Landry's, one of America's …
Dec 15, 2018
Landry's Restaurant Group

Landry's Restaurant Group

Wine Spectator offers a snapshot of the 600 restaurants Tilman Fertitta manages as CEO and owner of …
Dec 15, 2018

Tasting Reports

Champagne Alphabetical Listing

Champagne Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 325 Champagne wines reviewed for the tasting report in …
Dec 15, 2018
Champagne's Polish

Champagne's Polish

France's leading sparkling wine region produces shining examples despite variable vintages
Dec 15, 2018

Features

Dom Pérignon

Dom Pérignon

There’s gold beneath the glitz in one of the world’s most iconic Champagnes
Dec 15, 2018
The Distiller's Distiller

The Distiller's Distiller

Jimmy Russell of Wild Turkey is the elder statesman of the generation that reinvented Bourbon
Dec 15, 2018
Lodi Looks Ahead

Lodi Looks Ahead

California’s grapegrowing dynamo is adding fine wine to its résumé
Dec 15, 2018

Grapevine

Sonoma County Wine Auction Helps Wildfire Relief

Sonoma County Wine Auction Helps Wildfire Relief

The annual Sonoma County Wine Auction, organized by Sonoma County Vintners, was held at La Crema …
Dec 15, 2018
Auction of Washington Wines Secures $4.3 Million for Kids' Causes

Auction of Washington Wines Secures $4.3 Million for Kids' Causes

The 31st annual Auction of Washington Wines exceeded its fundraising goal by millions of dollars. …
Dec 15, 2018
Spread the Love, and the Cheese

Spread the Love, and the Cheese

Finely crafted tools that tell a story
Dec 15, 2018
The Chef Is in the Mail

The Chef Is in the Mail

Eminent restaurant professionals weigh in with chocolate
Dec 15, 2018
Espresso Yourself

Espresso Yourself

Recommended gear for grinding, brewing and sipping the strong stuff at home
Dec 15, 2018
Cotton Clashes With Cabernet in Texas

Cotton Clashes With Cabernet in Texas

A conflict between cotton and grapes is emerging in Texas, as many Texas High Plains grapegrowers …
Dec 15, 2018
French Whites, the Best of Tuscany and Piedmont, Global Values

French Whites, the Best of Tuscany and Piedmont, Global Values

Bruce Sanderson recommends picks from Tuscany, global values, and French whites from Burgundy and …
Dec 15, 2018
Traveling Companions

Traveling Companions

Six gift ideas for wine lovers on the go
Dec 15, 2018
Oregon Vintners Battle With California’s Joe Wagner

Oregon Vintners Battle With California’s Joe Wagner

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is looking into whether two of vintner Joe Wagner's Oregon …
Dec 15, 2018
Supreme Court Takes Wine Retailer Case

Supreme Court Takes Wine Retailer Case

Emma Balter reports that the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in its next session whether the 21st …
Dec 15, 2018
'The Soul of Barolo' Wins Wine Spectator’s  2018 Video Contest

'The Soul of Barolo' Wins Wine Spectator’s  2018 Video Contest

On a summer trip to Piedmont in Italy, Seattle-based filmmaker Will Miceli captured the story of …
Dec 15, 2018

Departments

What Baseler Built

What Baseler Built

Ted Baseler, CEO of Washington's Chateau Ste. Michelle since 2000, recently stepped down. Wine …
Dec 15, 2018
The Test of Time

The Test of Time

Eric Baugher has taken charge of Ridge Vineyards' winemaking program after longtime winemaker Paul …
Dec 15, 2018
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts, ideas and opinions on the stories we publish on the …
Dec 15, 2018
Tilman Fertitta

Tilman Fertitta

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the December 15, 2018, issue, with …
Dec 15, 2018
Strip Steak with a Chilean Red

Strip Steak with a Chilean Red

Chef Linton Hopkins shares his brightly flavored take on steak night, along with tips on how to …
Dec 15, 2018

The Buying Guide

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