August 2013 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

August 2013


August 2013

Salt, Crunch & Bubbles

Editor’s Note
Summer Refreshment


Fined & Filtered
The Seven Percenters by Elaine Chukan Brown

Rum & Ginger Beer by Lou Bustamante

Last Sip
Outtakes from Wine & Spirits Top of the List event in New York City, starring the
Most Popular Wines on restaurant wine lists and a who’s who of wine world stars.


Year’s Best

Summer Sparklers
US Pinot Gris
Alto Adige/Friuli
Vinho Verde/Albariño
US Riesling

Focus On

New Releases

Extreme Values
US New Releases
Imported New Releases

Editorial Features

Athens Wine Bars

Athens Wine Bars

A new wine scene emerges in the shadow of the Acropolis; Maria Dimou highlights the must-visits.

The New Naoussa

The New Naoussa

Tara Q. Thomas reports on the top producers redefining Greece’s classic red.

California’s Heritage Wines

California's Heritage Wines

Chenin blanc, colombard and trousseau gris? David Darlington explores the return of the crisp California wine.

Insider’s Guide to Sonoma

Insider's Guide to Sonoma

Andrew Braithwaite shares the current hot spots where somms and winemakers go to unwind.