April 2020 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

April 2020

Our April issue goes on sale today, featuring our annual Restaurant Poll and more.


Editor’s Note
Turning Tables


Fined & Filtered
A zero-waste restaurant opens in Brooklyn, by Corey Warren


Spirits: Sherry Cocktails by Rachel DelRocco Terrazas


Year’s Best

US Pinot Noirs

Loire Sauvignon Blancs

White Burgundies

Austrian Wines

Brunello di Montalcino Wines

Focus On


Red Burgundies

Chianti Classico

New Releases


North American New Releases

Best Buys at $15 or Less

Editorial Features

When Smoke Gets In Your Wine

As fire seasons and growing seasons collide, the wine industry is looking for smoke protection. Jamie Goode reports.

Furmint’s Royal Restoration

David Schildknecht visits producers along Austria’s border with Hungary, where furmint is reasserting its historic role in exceptional wines.


Could gamay usurp pinot noir as Ontario’s great red wine grape? Jamie Goode considers the possibilities.

The Faces of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

With a track record for great pinot noir, Anderson Valley growers are collaborating on research into the valley’s distinct terroirs. Sydney Love reports from the Deep End.


Where to eat and drink right now, according to top Los Angeles sommeliers and our West Coast editors.

31st Annual Restaurant Poll

Our exclusive report on wine trends in top restaurants across the US.