April 2013
Features at Wine & Spirits

Departments

Editor's Note

Happenings

Fined & Filtered
   The Digital List,
   by Joshua Greene

Cognac:
   The New Wave
   by Lou Bustamante

The Funky Bits:
   Alice Feiring on terroir
   expression in Comté

 

Tastings

   Year's Best
US Pinot Noir
Austria
Portugul Reds
White Burgundy
Loire
Tuscan Reds

   New Releases
US New Releases
Imported
   New Releases
Imported
   Extreme Values


Congratulatons to
the Most Popular Wines in Restaurants 2013

Wine & Spirits 24th Annual Restaurant Poll

14 Hands • A to Z • Acacia Winery • Adelsheim Vineyard • Alpha Estate • Andrew Rich • Angeline • Angelo Gaja • Argiano • Argyle • Au Bon Climat • Banfi • Bastianich • Belle Glos • Bereche • Beringer Vineyards • Billecart-Salmon • Blandys • Bodegas Colomé • Brewer-Clifton • Brooks • Bruno Giacosa • Bruno Paillard • Cain Cellars • Cakebread Cellars • Caposaldo • Catena • Caymus Vineyards • Chappellet • Château de Beaucastel • Château Roumieu-Lacoste • Château Simard • Chehalem Winery • Churchill • Cline Cellars • Cloudy Bay • Cockburn • Cooper Mountain • Copain • Coppola • Cristom • Croft • Damilano • Darioush • Deux Montille Soeur et Frere • Domaine Chandon • Domaine Drouhin • Domaine Leflaive • Domaine Serene • Domaine Servin • Domaine Vacheron • Dow • Duckhorn Vineyards • Dutton Goldfield • Elk Cove • Emeritus • Etude • Evening Land Vineyards • Eyrie Vineyards • Far Niente • Faust • Felsina • Ferrari-Carano Winery • Ferreira Port • Fess Parker • Flowers • Fonseca • Fontanafredda • Fournier • Franciscan Oakville Estate • Frank Family • Freemark Abbey • Frog’s Leap Winery • Gaia Estate • Gaillard • Gerard Boulay • Gour de Chaule • Graham • Green & Red • Grgich Hills Cellar • Groth Vineyards • Hall • Hanzell • Heitz Wine Cellars • Hess Collection • Hirsch Vineyards • Holdredge • Honig Vineyard and Winery • Il Poggione • Inniskillin • J. Lohr Winery • J.J. Vincent • Jordan Vineyard & Winery • Joseph Carr • Joseph Phelps • Joseph Swan • Justin • Ken Wright Cellars • Kendall-Jackson Vineyards • Kenwood Vineyards • Kim Crawford • Kingston Family • Kistler Vineyards • Kris • Krupp Brothers • La Crema • La Mozza • La Poussie La Spinetta • Ladera Vineyards • Laetitia • Lemelson • Louis Martini Winery • Louis Michel • Lucien Crochet • MacMurray Ranch • Maison Joseph Drouhin • Maison Leroy • Maison Louis Latour • Marcel Lapierre • Chateau Ste. Michelle • Mark West • Marqués de Caceres • Marqués de Riscal • Melville Winery • Merry Edwards • Moët & Chandon • Mt. Veeder Winery • Muga • Newton Vineyard • Nickel & Nickel • Niepoort • Nino Negri • Obsidian Ridge • Orin Swift • Ornellaia • Oyster Bay • Palladino • Paradigm • Parusso • Pascal Jolivet • Pascual Toso • Patz & Hall • Paul Hobbs Winery • Penner Ash • Planeta • Ponzi Vineyards • Produttori del Barbaresco • Quinta do Infantado • Quinta do Noval • Qupé • R. López di Heredia • Ramey • Ramos Pinto • Raptor Ridge • Ratti • Raymond Vine- yard • Rex Hill Vineyards • Ridge Vineyards • Robert Mondavi Winery • Rodney Strong Vineyards • Roederer Estate • Romain Collet • Rombauer Vineyards • Round Pond • Royal Tokaji • Ruffino • Ruinart • Sandeman • Santa Margherita • Schloss Gobelsburg • Schramsberg Vineyards • Sean Minor • Shafer Vineyards • Sigalas • Silver Oak Wine Cellars • Simi Winery • Skouras • Smith Woodhouse • Sokol Blosser • Soliste • Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards • Soter • St. Clement • St. Damien • St. Innocent • St. Supery Vineyards • Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars • Stags’ Leap Winery • Stella • Sterling Vineyards • Stoller • Taylor Fladgate • The Ojai Vineyard • Thimiopoulos Vineyards • Thomas-Labaille • Trisaetum • Truchard Vineyards • Vajra • Veuve Clicquot • Vietti • Villa Maria • Viña Calina • Warre • White Haven • Wildfire • Willakenzie Estate • William Hill Winery


Pouilly-Fuissé Premier Cru
Roger Morris reports on the elevation of Burgundy’s Southern Côte.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.


Pinot Noir’s Nerve Center
Patrick J. Comiskey finds it among the rocks of Oregon’s Eola–Amity Hills.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.


Where Tuscany Meets Liguria
Alan Tardi travels to Lunigiana, in search of local varieties.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.


Insider Chianti
Alberto Taddei canvasses Chianti's top somms for a crib sheet to their most exciting pours.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.


Where to Eat & Drink in New York
W&S' editors highlight the city’s best new restaurants and bars.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.


24th Annual Restaurant Poll
A W&S exclusive report on what people are drinking right now, at top restaurants across the US.

The complete article is available in the print and digital edition of Wine & Spirits.