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October 1, 2023
Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies
Maison Louis Jadot unveils the newest Beaune Celebration Edition
When the opportunity arises to celebrate a great vintage, Maison Louis Jadot focuses on their Premier Crus of Beaune as an acknowledgement of the foundation of the house in 1859. Jadot owns and manages over 62 acres spread throughout 17 Premier Cru vineyards in the Beaune appellation. This edition of Beaune Celebration pays tribute to the 2020 vintage (memorable for many reason...
June 6, 2023
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
St. Francis winemaker in Sonoma County wins North Bay Influential Women Award
Katie Madigan grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area with wine-loving parents. She learned to appreciate wine not just at special occasions, but as something that can be shared any day of the week with great friends and family.
May 18, 2023
9 Outstanding Red Wines That You Can Chill and Enjoy All Summer
It is often stated that red wines should be served at room temperature. Full stop. That limited advice is perfect if you live in a French chateau with a subterranean cave or wine cellar, but the real-world application is a bit more complicated.
May 12, 2023
Alphabetical Guide to Brunello di Montalcino
More than 100 wines were reviewed by Wine Spectator senior editor Bruce Sanderson for the Brunello di Montalcino tasting report in the June 15–30, 2023, issue.
May 11, 2023
Port Is More Than Just Dessert Wine
You might think port can only be served with dessert, but this fortified wine from Portugal is about more than its sweet, save-for-after-dinner reputation.
May 5, 2023
9 Things You Should Know About Cakebread Cellars
2023 marks Cakebread Cellars’ 50th anniversary, cementing the winery’s status as one of Napa Valley’s quintessential estates. The winery was founded in 1973 by Jack and Dolores Cakebread with the launch of their first vintage of Chardonnay, which remains a staple of the brand.
April 21, 2023
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
‘Great weather and beautiful setting’: ‘Today’ show celebrates Sonoma County, delights local fans with special broadcast from Santa Rosa
“Today” co-hosts Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer, and veteran weather forecaster Al Roker, conducted interviews and talked among themselves for two hours.
April 13, 2023
Jacques Dumont
At $13, this Sancerre-adjacent white wine is a steal
Spring calls for crisp, refreshing white wines and light-to-medium body reds. This week we have two sauvignon blancs of different styles: a mineral-driven example from the Loire Valley in France and a riper, more effusive expression of the grape from New Zealand. We cap the week’s list with a spicy, medium-bodied red from Sardinia.
April 9, 2023
Villa Matilde
Wines for April: 8 from 5 countries $25 and under
We had fun this month sipping eight wines from five countries and three vintages. It’s a rare review where most of the wines are white and not red. But hey, sometimes that’s how our palates roll.
March 24, 2023
Oregon’s Willamette Valley: Where Award Winning Wines, Food, and Wonderful Accommodations Wed
Food and wine lovers have long been flocking to Portland, Oregon for its abundance of farm-fresh restaurant offerings and excellent wines from nearby Willamette Valley. Naturally it doesn’t hurt that James Beard was born here. Portland is also a beautiful and manageable city with art, nature, and for the architecturally impressed, bridges galore.
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