October 2012 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

October 2012


October 2012

The Shape of Chardonnays to Come

Editor’s Note
Burgundy on the Fringe


Fined & Filtered: Jordan Mackay on Microlists

Books: Josh Greene interviews Julia Harding, MW, about Wine Grapes

Spirits: Wild new whiskies, by Lou Bustamante

Extreme Values: Great Buys for $10 or Less

Levi Dalton on Chinato


Year’s Best

American Chardonnay
Red Burgundy
Australian Shiraz
Bierzo & Galician Reds

Focus On

New Releases


Editorial Features

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Does your love for wine run so deep you’d ink it into your skin? These seven did. Tattoos curated by Carson Demmond.

Best New Sommeliers 2012

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Six rising stars in the restaurant world, as nominated by their peers.

Structured California Chardonnay

Structured California Chardonnay

New producers steering clear of tropical fruit on the Central Coast. Luke Sykora reports.

New & Notable Bay Area Restaurants

New & Notable Bay Area Restaurants

Where to eat and drink now in San Francisco, the East Bay and Wine Country.