Wine Spectator's Tim Fish gives you the skinny on where to stay, eat and taste in Sonoma county.
Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish talks to veteran California winemaker and Ravenswood founder Joel Peterson about Ravenswood's uncertain future.
Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish gets an update on California's 2014 harvest, now well under way.
Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish reviews a vertical of Schramsberg sparkling wines back to to 1965.
New Wine Spectator reviews of Golden State Syrah, Grenache, Viognier and blends from Sonoma, Paso Robles and beyond, priced $50 or less
Washington's top red variety shines in recent vintages, with the expressive wines from 2018 and 2019 showing good acid, structure and ageability. Get scores, tasting notes and prices for the top wines and values.
The famed rocker and his son made a return engagement to Wine Spectator's 40th Wine Experience to share the latest release of their Hampton Water rosé—along with a recently released song.
Recent bubbly releases from California, Oregon, Washington and beyond offer great quality and value among traditional method bottlings and pét-nats. Get the full report, plus scores and tasting notes on top sparklers and top values.
Washington wine country saw two major shake-ups in July 2021, at elite Cabernet winery Quilceda Creek and the state's largest producer, Ste. Michelle. Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish looks at the implications.
New Wine Spectator reviews of California outstanding reds from Sonoma's Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley and beyond, up to 92 points
After several years of devastating wildfires in California, winery owners are struggling to secure affordable (or any) fire insurance to protect their buildings and vineyards.
With COVID-19 precautions in place, the annual event endeavored to raise money for children's education and literacy programs
SingleThread Farms transforms the overused ethos of farm-to-table and takes it to new heights, with a world-class wine list to match, earning the Sonoma County destination Wine Spectator's highest honor for restaurant wine programs.
Jay Boberg, co-owner of Nicolas-Jay in Oregon, shares his journey from music industry executive to Willamette Valley Pinot Noir producer.
Oregon and Washington winery owners report the impact of the heat dome was minimal, but worry it could return
Matthews winery lures away three longtime winemakers—Alex Stewart, Hal Iverson and Jesse Schmidt—from Washington's most elite Cabernet winery. What happened? Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish talks to the players to get the scoop.
New Wine Spectator reviews of hearty and affordable Cabernet Sauvignon and blends from Columbia Valley, all earning 90 points or more
Passionate about Pinot Noir, the movie producer spent his later years founding the Evening Land, Chapter 24 and Rose & Arrow wine brands
Amid years of wildfires, drought and other problems, Napa and Sonoma vintners are struggling to obtain insurance policies, forcing some to risk everything.
New Wine Spectator reviews of outstanding Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs up to 92 points, most priced at $35 or less