Wines

For decades, many Americans who professed to take their wine drinking seriously reacted with indignation or disgust on being presented a glass of rosé. This prejudice against pink wine probably harks...
Red or white, rosé or sparkling, these wines bring out the best in the season’s memorable moments. Summer is a time for exploration and adventure, and the experiences will be all the sweeter with the...
WineaPAWlooza 2016 teams up with acclaimed vintners, wineries, and vineyards in Napa and beyond...
The sale will include cult classics such as Pappy Van Winkle, Sine Qua Non and Screaming Eagle...
Here are the top 20 fine wines for 2016 , according to master sommelier Ian Cauble . (In addition to starring in the documentary films Somm and Somm: Into the Bottle , Cauble is a cofounder of the e-...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best international white wines for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only wines released or made available for prerelease...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best domestic red wines for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only wines released or made available for prerelease tasting...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best international red wines for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only wines released or made available for prerelease...
When the renowned sommelier Rajat Parr and winemaker Sashi Moorman joined forces with a former owner of Screaming Eagle, Charles Banks, something truly exceptional was born. Derived from one of the...
Hermann Wiemer hails from the German village of Bernkastel, where his family has made wine for 300 years. Top Rieslings are usually from Germany, Austria, or Alsace, but Wiemer has proved that grapes...
Graham Tatomer developed an unquenchable affinity for Grüner Veltliner while working at the famed Weingut Emmerich Knoll in Austria’s Wachau appellation. He returned to California’s Central Coast to...
Ceritas is one of the most highly allocated wineries in California. With roughly 2,000 cases produced each year, supply can never meet demand, which results in a long waiting list to receive a tiny...
The first American winemaker and vineyard manager of a Burgundian estate, Ted Lemon was at the helm of Domaine Guy Roulot in Meursault before he returned to the United States in 1984. Nine years...
In 1981, Christian Moueix, then the owner of Château Pétrus in Pomerol, founded this winery on the western edge of the Yountville appellation and began producing red blends that, in their best years...
When Kevin Harvey left the lucrative software industry, he set out to make the best wines the Santa Cruz Mountains could produce. All the stars aligned. Through aptly chosen clones, a cool climate,...
When he was only 26, Greg Harrington became the youngest person to pass the notoriously difficult Court of Master Sommeliers’ Masters Examination. His first vintage of Gramercy Cellars in 2005...
Justin Tyler Willett is one of California’s rising stars. Following a stint with Arcadian Winery in Lompoc, Willett applied his knowledge and passion to producing wine in the cooler climes of...
Perched atop the rugged Mayacamas Mountains that divide the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, this prized site produces some of the purest, most complex Cabernet Sauvignons in the world. Though the cooler...
We tend to think of sparkling wines for the holidays and other celebratory occasions. But the fact is, bubbles and barbecues, and other warm-weather activities, are made for each other. From smooth...
Although the Grande Marque Champagnes are the most famous, boutique-grower Champagnes can deliver a depth, texture, and personality that are unmatched in terms of price-to-quality ratio. André Clouet...
Each year, Coche-Dury’s Corton-Charlemagne is among the most expensive and coveted white wines in the world, with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet Grand Cru often coming in a close second...
The appellation of Muscadet Sèvre et Maine lies where the Loire River empties into the Atlantic Ocean; its Muscadet grapes (known locally as Melon de Bourgogne) produce one of the most food-friendly...
Weingut Emmerich Knoll sits along the banks of the Danube in the heart of Austria’s most esteemed wine region, the Wachau. Its renowned Ried Schütt vineyard consistently delivers one of Austria’s...
Domaine Huet is widely regarded as the best producer in Vouvray, and the Clos du Bourg has been known to charm after an astonishing century of aging. Severely allocated due to ample demand and small...
Walking distance from downtown St. Helena, a lounge for tasting his Yao Ming and Napa Crest wines...
While we were chatting with Pepe Raventós of Raventós i Blanc to get his Thoughts on Taste, we took the opportunity to ask for his culinary recommendations in and around Barcelona, in his native...
As the most respected sparkling wine producer in all of Spain, Raventós i Blanc has set an extraordinarily high bar for quality. Its wines are beloved by sommeliers worldwide, and you’ll see them on...
When Grenache is done well, it can offer one of the most profound sensory experiences on earth. Case in point: Château Rayas and its Châteauneuf-du-Pape—the Rayas flagship Grenache, a product of old...
Ever since Sergio Manetti purchased the Montevertine estate in 1967—and produced his first vintage in 1971—Montevertine has enjoyed a cult following. Le Pergole Torte is made solely from Sangiovese,...
Marcel Lapierre was the godfather of natural winemaking in France, and his wines capture a grace and elegance unlike anything else. The Cru Beaujolais, from the small village of Morgon, is one of the...

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