Fall 2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Fall 2016


Fall 2016

Conversations & Tastings with 50 Masters of Place

Editor’s Note
Ask an elitist if you want a grand cru.

New Kids

Regions that have gone from zero to 60 in a few short decades—and the wines that drive them

John Szabo, MS, on Ontario Chardonnay
Stuart Pigott on Germanic Whites in New York’s Finger Lakes
Elaine Chukan Brown on Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
Erin Barbour Scala on New Zealand Pinot Noir
Michael Alberty on Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Cyrus Limón on California Coastal Syrah
Kevin Pogue on Walla Walla Syrah
Bryant Mao on Okanagan Syrah
Doug Frost, MS, MW, on Ribera del Duero

Icons & Aristocrats

Vinelands whose fame bridges centuries… or millennia

Peter Liem on Montagne de Reims Champagne
David Speers on Côte des Blancs Champagne
Jason Jacobeit on Chablis
Ed Zimmerman on Meursault
Vanya Filipovic on Savigny-lès-Beaune
Rajat Parr on Côte Rôtie
Bear Dalton on the Northern Médoc
Graeme MacDonald on Napa Valley Cabernet
Chuck Cowdery on Bourbon
Ryan Fletter on Barolo
Gianpaolo Paterlini on Barbaresco
Ceri Smith on Chianti Classico
David Schildknecht on the Saar
Jeff Berlin on Hungary’s Dry Furmint

The Old New World

The gardens of early settlers rediscovered, still alive and thriving

Evan Goldstein, MS, on Chile’s Secano Interior
David Hawkins on Barossa Shiraz
Larry Piggins on Russian River Valley Field Blends
Joanna Breslin on Swartland Old-Vine Whites

Quirky Pleasures

New love for lost corners of the wine world

Kamal Kouiri on Santorini
Jon Bonné on Muscadet
Pascaline Lepeltier, MS, and Don Rice on Anjou Cabernet
Eduardo Porto Carreiro on Beaujolais
Brent Kroll on Lambrusco
Shelley Lindgren on Fiano di Avellino
Alice Feiring and Lisa Granik, MW, on Georgian Wine
Andy Booth on Dry Sherry
Roger Dagorn, MS, and Beau Timken on Sake


Quiet lanes awaiting your arrival

George Mendes and Charlotte Meyer on Portugal’s Dão
Brett Zimmerman on Southern Rhône Reds
Keith Mabry on Roussillon
Massimiliano Conti on Sardinian Food and Wine
John Aranza on Croatia’s Coastal Wines
Chuck Hayward on Clare Valley Riesling
Evan Turner on Xinomavro in Northern Greece
Wolfgang Gussmack on Styrian Sauvignon Blanc
Jeremy Parzen on Friuli’s White Blends
Martin Cate on Rum