The Year’s Best Brands for Value
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Caitlin Griffith highlights restaurants and bars driving the Windy City’s burgeoning wine scene.
Banyuls & Collioure
Roger Morris looks at the dynamics of dry wine and sweet in France’s Catalan hills.
How did the driest vintage in more than a century turn out to be one of Napa Valley’s best? Josh Greene talks with growers about 2013.
Value Brands of the Year
Our editors highlight the top performers in the $18-and under range—the brands with consistently reliable bottles for 33 everyday drinking.