Winter 2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Winter 2016


Winter 2016

Top 100 Wineries of the Year

Editor’s Note
30th Anniversary Buying Guide

Happenings 2017

Importers of the Year

Book of the Year

Spirits: The Best of 2016

Wineries to Watch

The Goods
Essential bar supplies

W&S Top 100 Wineries


What We Believe

The W&S Premier Cru
In the 30 years we’ve been honoring our Top 100 Wineries of the Year, these producers have garnered the most awards, earning 10 or more since 1987.

The W&S Top 100
From California to South Australia, with lots of Champagne, Italian wines and more in between, here are the top-performing wineries from our tastings in 2016, presented in two sections: United States, page 32; Europe and Southern Hemisphere, page 56.


Year’s Best

Best Wines of the Year
The most compelling wines we discovered in the last 12 months.

100 Best Buys of the Year
Our go-to list of wines that over-perform for their price.

The Best for $10 or Less
Great everyday-drinking wines from a year’s worth of scouting.

Focus On

New Releases