South Africa’s Rainmaker
Impressions of a Vintage
Fined & Filtered
Pommes de Terroir, by Courtney Humiston
Spirits: Cra Bourbon Grows Up, by Jordan Mackay
Port Under Water
The battle over the Foz Tua dam, by Robin Lee
Year’s BestUS Chardonnay
Best for $10 or Less
New ReleasesUS New Releases
Int’l New Releases
Straight from the Cask
Patricio Tapia explores the darker colors and richer flavors of Sherries en rama.
Best New Sommeliers of 2015
The brightest new talent behind wine lists across the country, as chosen by their toughest critics— their colleagues.
Where to Eat & Drink Now in San Francisco
We’ve canvassed the city, the East Bay and wine country for the best new places to drink and dine. Here’s the list of must-visits.
The Cape’s Old-Vine Renaissance
Rosa Kruger is the rainmaker of Swartland, mapping the Cape’s hidden parcels of old vines and connecting them to talented young winemakers. Her old-vine finds have reinvigorated the wine scene across the Cape. Fiona Morrison, MW, reports.