Drought, Floods and Doves
Fined & Filtered
Alissa Bica follows sommeliers into the kitchen
David Schildknecht reports on flood-recovery efforts in the Ahr
David Darlington chronicles California’s water restrictions under drought
Joshua Greene remembers Mark Tarlov.
Chantal Martineau reports on the measures craft distilleries are taking to reduce their carbon footprints.
Caribou Bones and Burgundy
Elaine Chukan Brown ruminates on Caribou Soup and Burgundy.
Friuli & Slovenia Whites
Australia: Margaret River
Priorat & Montsant
2019 Vintage Port
US New Releases
Imported New Releases
Best Under $12
We asked working sommeliers to call out the people who most impacted their careers. Five earned the most acclaim for their mentorship, including Roger Dagorn, MS (above).
Gavin Chanin, Becky Wasserman, Bob Lindquist, and Mel Knox on the rise of Santa Barbara County wine and its most charismatic leader.
Jasper Morris MW considers unclassified gems—soils
and slopes for a changing climate in Burgundy. 28
This story appears in the print issue of October 2021.
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