Top 100 Value Wines of the Year
For Tonight? Pizza Wine
Fined & Filtered
Canned Wine Takes Off, by Tyler Colman, plus a special report on the best cans for summer drinking, by Allison Bart.
A new breed of wine store invites you to stay awhile.
Books: Paul Strang’s guide to France’s Languedoc-Roussillon, reviewed by Jamal Rayyis.
Year’s BestTop 100 Values
Chilean Cabernets, Carmenères & Blends
Focus OnRibera del Duero
Carmenère Comes Out
First they thought it was merlot. Then they tried to make it into merlot. Now, a forward-looking group of vintners is exploring the true identity of Chile’s carmenère. Patricio Tapia reports on these compelling new wines.
Eat | Drink LA Arts District
Los Angeles is emerging as the culinary mecca of the West Coast, and the Arts District is quickly becoming the prime destination. Patrick J. Comiskey highlights the best stops for food and drink.
Tuscan Cool: Chianti Classico
After years of passing over Chianti Classico for other more fashionable wines, sommeliers are coming back. Stephanie Johnson reports.
Retailer Challenge: The NY Slice
Eight top wine buyers offer up their best pizza wines for $20 or less, then judge the results in a sidewalk taste-off.