At Wine Spectator's 2021 New York Wine Experience, legendary golfer and California wine brand owner Cristie Kerr took the stage to share her journey into wine appreciation and founding Kerr Cellars in Napa Valley.
Wine Spectator looks forward to gathering with longtime readers and new friends at its annual Grand Tour tastings—and tickets for the three evening events are on sale now! After a highly successful run in late 2021, the Grand Tour will be returning to its usual spring period, with two exciting new locations to provide a fresh take on the event. As always, the Grand Tour walk-around tastings will feature at least 200 wines rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator's editors, along with a delicious selection of food and a souvenir Riedel wineglass. This year's dates and venues are: June 4: Las Vegas, at Resorts World Las Vegas June 10: Washington, D.C., at the Ronald Reagan Building June 18: Hollywood, Fla., at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Maisons & Domaines Henriot president Gilles de Larouzière, whose family wine estates include Champagne Henriot, Burgundy's Bouchard Père & Fils and William Fèvre and Oregon's Beaux Frères, shares his favorite wine-tasting memories, challenges and success stories.
At Wine Spectator's 2021 New York Wine Experience, famed rock star Jon Bon Jovi and son Jesse Bongiovi made a return engagement to talk about their latest wine release, Hampton Water Languedoc Rosé 2020, along with their family’s extensive charity work addressing problems of hunger and homelessness. And of course, there was time enough for a song …
At Wine Spectator's 2021 New York Wine Experience, Il Palagio co-owner Trudie Styler presented the 2019 vintage of the winery's flagship super Tuscan red blend, the 1530 cuvée. Following Styler's heartfelt speech, her husband and winery partner, Sting, performed some of his greatest hits.
More than two decades ago, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken was granted a rare interview—the first and last of its kind—with the famously private Ernest Gallo, co-founder and chairman of what was then and continues to be among the world’s largest wine companies. The interview, at Gallo’s home in Modesto, Calif., in 1999, nearly didn’t happen, and the full footage has never before been shown to the public.
Burgundy is one of France's most prestigious wine regions, producing some of the world's finest Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. But Burgundy doesn't have to be complicated. Senior editor Bruce Sanderson and associate editor Julie Harans break down the terroir, the grapes, the geography and the classification system.
At Hanzell Farm and Vineyard in Sonoma, Jason Jardine, president and director of winemaking, explains how the property's menagerie of chickens, sheep, geese, pigs and more are critical to controlling the cover crops as well as improving soil health.
At Wine Spectator's 2021 New York Wine Experience, the Napa cult Cabernet legend shared his family’s 40th anniversary vintage of Caymus, as well as family photos and his observations on Napa’s evolution over the past five decades.
Italy is home to a remarkable and diverse range of sparkling wines, and one of the premier regions for bubbly is Franciacorta. But what makes Franciacorta different from Italy’s other sparkling wines? Senior editor Alison Napjus and Restaurant Awards director Cassia Schifter share this guide to Franciacorta's terroir, grapes, winemaking techniques and more.
This year, Wine Spectator is introducing a new annual feature, our Top 10 Wine Values of the Year. All of the wines on this list rated 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale, cost $40 or less and are made in large-enough quantities to be widely available. To make these selections, we also kept in mind the diversity of the global wine scene, looking for wines with solid track records that are good representatives of their regions. We hope you’ll find your new go-to among these options, or at least have some fun discovering new wines.
At Wine Spectator's 2021 New York Wine Experience, Vintus CEO and founder Michael Quinttus presented Bollinger's Brut Champagne La Grande Année 2012, Wine Spectator's No. 10 Wine of 2020.
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