October 2019

Departments

Editor’s Note
Things Delicious

Contributors

Fined & Filtered
Bartending While Sober by Rachel DelRocco Terrazas

Happenings

Contributors

Fined & Filtered

Tastings

Year’s Best

US Chardonnays

Margaret River Wines

Friulian Wines

Red Burgundies & Beaujolais

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wines

Mendoza Malbecs

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Southwest France
Priorat & Montsant
Canary Islands
Maule & Itata Valleys
2017 Vintage Porto

New Releases

North American
Imported
Best Buys at $12 or Less

Editorial Features

The W&S SF50

Luke Sykora highlights the places the pros go to drink and eat in San Francisco’s Bay Area.

Best New Sommeliers*

We asked sommeliers across the country to call out the top up-and coming talents. These five stand at the ready to lead you to your next great wine discovery.

Meatless in Mendoza

Patricio Tapia finds it’s not so hard to be a vegetarian in the land of malbec.

Carneros Chardonnay

Karen Moneymaker heads to the region that defined California chardonnay in the 1980s to profile Hyde and Hudson, two pioneering growers at the center of a chardonnay renaissance.

Vin Rouge en Reims

The top Coteaux Champenois—still pinot noirs from Champagne—provide the clearest evocation of the region’s chalk and clouds, says W&S editor Joshua Greene.

*Anthony Cailan has been removed as a Best New Sommelier from our list.

Tastings

Year’s Best

Focus On

New Releases

Imported
US
Best Buys at $XX or Less

Editorial Features

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