Summer 2023 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Summer 2023


Editor’s Note
Summer Reds

Fined & Filtered
Patrick J. Comiskey pores over Jon Bonné’s two-volume set of The New French Wine.

Alissa Bica reviews American Rye Whiskey and Texas Whiskey.

Alissa Bica and Liz Barrett go out to eat in Los Angeles, Chicago and Orlando.

Personal Taste: Ang Lugar Ko
Paula de Pano willed her wine career into existence despite a general lack of oenophilia in her native Philippines.


Summer Sparklers
US Riesling
Austrian Whites

US Zinfandel & Mixed Blacks
Mt. Etna
Ribera del Duero

Maipo Cabernet Sauvignon
US New Releases
Imported New Releases
Empire Rye
New Release Spirits

Editorial Features

Empire Rye

A new designation carves out space for New York’s signature whiskey.

Alta Macedonia

Following the delicate scent of high-altitude xinomavro, Susannah Smith treks into the Greek hinterlands.

Value All-Stars

Hey, batter, batter—what are the W&S staff’s go-to producers for hitting QPR out of the park? We pitch this year’s list.

See-Through Zinfandel
A long friendship between Mike & Anne Dashe and The Slanted Door’s Mark Ellenbogen inspired a new generation of zin.

Where’s the Beef?
There’s a revolution afoot in Uruguay, for lighter styles of tannat, and chef Lucía Soria has a plant-based menu to match.

This story appears in the print issue of Summer 2023.
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