Creativity at the Margins
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Soave’s Volcanic Revival
Stephanie Johnson reports on the new Unità Geografi che Aggiuntive, an official recognition of Soave’s 33 distinct crus, and presents the top new releases from our latest Soave tasting.
Roussillon’s Rancio Sec
Tara Q. Thomas reports on the rise of Rancio Sec, a Catalan specialty that had fallen into obscurity over the last century. Our New York panel found 11 exceptional wines in our first Rancio Sec tasting.
US Syrahs & Rhône-Style Blends
South Africa’s Cape South Coast
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Crozes-Hermitage Nord & Sud
Josh Raynolds parses the northern Rhône’s largest appellation, highlighting the region’s bipolar terroir.
Syrah in the Sta. Rita Hills
Once considered too marginal a climate to ripen syrah, the Pacific-facing Sta. Rita Hills has become a mecca for the variety’s most ardent producers. Patrick J. Comiskey reports.