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Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table and delivers expert reviews of more than 15,000 wines each year, along with tips on how to enjoy them—from storing and serving to food pairing to wine-country travel.

WS website members: With more cold months ahead, consider a red   from among these new Wine Spectator reviews of  ,   an...
01/08/2024

WS website members: With more cold months ahead, consider a red from among these new Wine Spectator reviews of , and from prime , and regions!

Explore Washington and Napa Cabernet, Sonoma Zinfandel, Oregon Pinot Noir and more in these new Wine Spectator scores and reviews for recently rated red wines.

Have you resolved to better enjoy   in 2024? Don’t miss the top 10 questions of the past year from Wine Spectator's expe...
01/08/2024

Have you resolved to better enjoy in 2024? Don’t miss the top 10 questions of the past year from Wine Spectator's expert Dr. Vinny!

Counting down the year’s most popular wine questions, from storage to serving and beyond.

Junoon executive chef Akshay Bhardwaj shares his homemade paneer     with Wine Spectator.
01/08/2024

Junoon executive chef Akshay Bhardwaj shares his homemade paneer with Wine Spectator.

Chef Akshay Bhardwaj shares his recipe for making this versatile cheese in your own kitchen.

From wine vocab to acclaimed wine regions to key grape varieties to leading winemakers, you took on some difficult quest...
01/07/2024

From wine vocab to acclaimed wine regions to key grape varieties to leading winemakers, you took on some difficult questions in 2023’s quizzes. Can you answer the most challenging? Take Wine Spectator's quiz! https://www.winespectator.com/quiz/quiz-wine-spectator-s-hardest-questions-of-2023

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From wine vocab to acclaimed wine regions to key grape varieties to leading winemakers, you took on some difficult questions in 2023’s quizzes. Can you answer the most challenging? Take Wine Spectator's quiz!

The past year was a rocky one for the wine industry, but stronger players saw it as a chance to expand, buying promising...
01/07/2024

The past year was a rocky one for the wine industry, but stronger players saw it as a chance to expand, buying promising players in Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Wine Spectator looks back https://www.winespectator.com/articles/the-year-in-winery-deals

In uncertain times for wine, stronger players are scooping up small but promising vintners

WINE GAME: Can you identify a wine without tasting it? Play Wine Spectator's What Am I Tasting game and find out! This m...
01/07/2024

WINE GAME: Can you identify a wine without tasting it? Play Wine Spectator's What Am I Tasting game and find out! This medium-bodied red has citrusy acidity and red fruit, herb and spice notes. Know what it is? Here's the link to play: https://www.winespectator.com/whatamitasting/index/id/5797424

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15 shorts made Wine Spectator's Top Wine Videos of 2023... which one topped YOUR list? Marvin and Chuck? The touching Je...
01/06/2024

15 shorts made Wine Spectator's Top Wine Videos of 2023... which one topped YOUR list? Marvin and Chuck? The touching Jean-Michel Cazes tribute? How about the ?

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/top-15-best-new-wine-videos-of-2023

Wine Spectator's most-watched videos of the year included Marvin Shanken's interview with Chuck Wagner, a touching tribute to Jean-Michel Cazes, exclusive behind-the-scenes winery tours and, of course, the 2023 Wine of the Year

Missed anything in  #2023? Before the  , check out Wine Spectator’s countdown of the past year’s top culture moments for...
01/06/2024

Missed anything in #2023? Before the , check out Wine Spectator’s countdown of the past year’s top culture moments for wine, and more, including a massive bust, news, bottles from and and more!

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/best-of-unfiltered-2023

Wine Spectator counts down its most exciting items, from crime busts to Taylor Swift and Halle Berry news to bottles from Brad Pitt and Emma Watson and more.

What were the most popular   and   pairings Wine Spectator offered in 2023? From Julia Child’s beef stew to Eric Ripert’...
01/05/2024

What were the most popular and pairings Wine Spectator offered in 2023? From Julia Child’s beef stew to Eric Ripert’s Bolognese to a potato salad to serve with , find out below!

Julia Child’s beef stew, Eric Ripert’s Bolognese, a rosé-friendly potato salad and more were on wine lovers’ menus in 2023.

WS website members:   lovers know that great     gets better with age. Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth loo...
01/05/2024

WS website members: lovers know that great gets better with age. Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth looked back at the highly rated 2013 vintage in a retrospective tasting. Get his scores and tasting notes!

The vintage proves its mettle in a retrospective tasting of the landmark year. Get senior editor James Molesworth's scores and tasting notes for wines from Dominus, Bond, Harlan, Mayacamas, Joseph Phelps, Opus One and more.

Looking for a great   for   night? Wine Spectator asked 10 top sommeliers for their favorite bottles and pairings, from ...
01/05/2024

Looking for a great for night? Wine Spectator asked 10 top sommeliers for their favorite bottles and pairings, from with shrimp tacos to with lengua. Read on!

“For me, Brunello and spicy street tacos aren't just a favorite combo; it's an epicurean revelation.”

New   Book Alert! Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson praises Alex Gambal's 'Climbing the Vines in  '.
01/05/2024

New Book Alert! Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson praises Alex Gambal's 'Climbing the Vines in '.

The American winemaker in France recounts both his professional and personal jouneys from D.C. to Burgundy

WS website members: Find a new favorite   with these new Wine Spectator scores and reviews for recently rated white   fr...
01/04/2024

WS website members: Find a new favorite with these new Wine Spectator scores and reviews for recently rated white from , and .

Wines from California, France and Italy feature in Wine Spectator's new scores and tasting notes for recently reviewed whites, including a few amazing values.

What were   lovers most interested in reading in 2023? Explore Wine Spectator's most-read news stories and opinion piece...
01/04/2024

What were lovers most interested in reading in 2023? Explore Wine Spectator's most-read news stories and opinion pieces, covering everything from floods in country, to updates and good news!

Some of the wine world’s biggest headlines for the past year included the failures of some major retailers and a wine-industry bank, but also good health news for lovers of wine, coffee and tea.

If a bottle of   goes unopened at a dinner party, is it OK for the person who brought it to take it back? Wine Spectator...
01/04/2024

If a bottle of goes unopened at a dinner party, is it OK for the person who brought it to take it back? Wine Spectator's Dr. Vinny has etiquette tips.

Wine Spectator's expert Dr. Vinny offers etiquette advice for bringing wine to a dinner party.

Insider subscribers: Get the inside scoop on Wine Spectator's latest   tastings: Complex   and  , rich   and   and more....
01/03/2024

Insider subscribers: Get the inside scoop on Wine Spectator's latest tastings: Complex and , rich and and more. Don't miss the $25, 91-point and 4 Hot Wines. https://www.winespectator.com/insider-issue/insider-weekly-jan-3-edition

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Get the editors' exclusive picks from recent tastings: Complex Barolo, grand cru Burgundy, rich Châteauneuf and Cabernet, Syrah and more from Washington. Don't miss the $25, 91-point Rioja and 4 Hot Wines.

Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the  previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based o...
01/03/2024

Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement. Watch our video to see the Top 10 wines countdown!

https://www.winespectator.com/video/play/id/7p3W2fm7/title/wine-spectator-s-top-10-wines-of-2023-countdown

Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement. This annual list honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world. And we’ve just revealed the full list of the Top...

Portugal is home to a wide range of notable wines that sometimes don’t get the attention they deserve. Among them are th...
01/03/2024

Portugal is home to a wide range of notable wines that sometimes don’t get the attention they deserve. Among them are the full-bodied reds and aromatic whites of southern Portugal’s Alentejo DOC. Join Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus and Kristen Bieler for this fun introduction to Alentejo, including how to say it, which grapes are the region's stars, what to expect from the wines and which foods to pair them with.

https://www.winespectator.com/video/play/id/PH5SvNSQ/title/wine-101-the-abcs-of-alentejo

Portugal is home to a wide range of notable wines that sometimes don’t get the attention they deserve. Among them are the full-bodied reds and aromatic whites of southern Portugal’s Alentejo DOC. Join Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus and Kristen Bieler for this fun introduction to Alentejo, includ...

WS website members: The name Mayacamas is legendary in    . After a recent visit and vertical tasting, Wine Spectator se...
01/02/2024

WS website members: The name Mayacamas is legendary in . After a recent visit and vertical tasting, Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth says the future is bright.

After a recent visit and vertical wine tasting, senior editor James Molesworth says the future is bright.

 #2023 was a big year in   research on  ,   and more. Check out Wine Spectator’s roundup of the year’s top science news ...
01/02/2024

#2023 was a big year in research on , and more. Check out Wine Spectator’s roundup of the year’s top science news stories!

From coffee's life-extending benefits to the complexities of wine polyphenols, get the year's most exciting health news.

ITALY: A local   co-op is shaking things up in Italy's   region. After improving quality, and with its wines fetching hi...
01/02/2024

ITALY: A local co-op is shaking things up in Italy's region. After improving quality, and with its wines fetching higher prices, now it's bringing a new "icon" red to the U.S.

Cooperative wineries often get a bad rap. But the local co-op in Kurtatsch has raised the bar for quality—and is now trying to create an icon wine for the region.

Chef Eric Ripert shares a fan-favorite   canapé from Le Bernardin, ideal for   entertaining. Wine Spectator has the   an...
01/02/2024

Chef Eric Ripert shares a fan-favorite canapé from Le Bernardin, ideal for entertaining. Wine Spectator has the and pairings!

Get chef Eric Ripert’s recipe for simple salmon rillettes, with wine pairings from Aldo Sohm.

Have some leftover   from your last dinner party? It would be a shame  to let it go to waste—and you don't have to! Lear...
01/02/2024

Have some leftover from your last dinner party? It would be a shame to let it go to waste—and you don't have to! Learn the best ways to store leftover wine and the most important preservation factors to keep in mind in this quick tutorial.

Have some leftover wine from your last dinner party? It would be a shame to let it go to waste—and you don't have to! Learn the best ways to store leftover wine and the most important preservation factors to keep in mind in this quick tutorial.

NEWS: This past November, two wineries filed a lawsuit challenging  ’s law banning out-of-state producers from selling a...
01/02/2024

NEWS: This past November, two wineries filed a lawsuit challenging ’s law banning out-of-state producers from selling alcohol directly to retailers and restaurants. Wine Spectator looks into the latest distribution battle.

Two wineries are challenging California’s ban on out-of-state producers selling to retailers, restaurants, arguing it affects consumers too.

For 40 years, Grill 23 has elevated  ,   and hospitality in  . Wine Spectator tells its story.
01/01/2024

For 40 years, Grill 23 has elevated , and hospitality in . Wine Spectator tells its story.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Grand Award winner Grill 23 has long set the bar for fine dining in Beantown.

Because nothing is more attracted to a white carpet or silk blouse than red  , Wine Spectator offers a handy cleanup gui...
01/01/2024

Because nothing is more attracted to a white carpet or silk blouse than red , Wine Spectator offers a handy cleanup guide!

Wine Spectator offers cleaning tips, because nothing is more attracted to a white carpet or silk blouse than red wine …

Leading   share which   regions they want to visit, bottles they would love to open and goals they need to see through i...
01/01/2024

Leading share which regions they want to visit, bottles they would love to open and goals they need to see through in the .

#2024

11 top wine pros shared their wine goals and aspirations for 2023

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