Winter 2022 - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Winter 2022


Editor’s Note
Bubbles Come First

Fined & Filtered
Alissa Bica bellies up to the amaro bar and experiments with grappa.

Our staff reviews the latest additions to the industry’s bookshelves: Chianti Classico: The Atlas, The Wine Bible, The Concise Guide to Wine & Blind Tasting, Via Carota

Patrick Comiskey visits Mother Tongue in Los Angeles.

Susannah Smith reports on truffles from North Carolina.

Personal Taste: Turning 21
Cristie Norman considers a spiderweb of taste memories from tea to Coche-Dury.


100 Best for $20 or Less
US Chardonnay

Barolo & Barbaresco
US Cabernet & Blends

Mendoza Malbec
New Releases

Editorial Features

Bubble Refresh

As the climate changes, Tyler Colman reports on chalk-grown English fizz coming of age and Joshua Greene checks in on site-defined sparklers across North America.

Napa Valley Resilience

Will the bounty of the valley be defined by cabernet sauvignon? Dan Petroski of Massican and Leo McCloskey of Enologix share their perspectives on the future of California’s premier wine-growing region. Interviews by Elaine Chukan Brown and David Darlington.

Prohibited No Longer: American Single Malt

American Single Malt isn’t new, but it is newly legal. Chantal Martineau reports on the diversity of new American whiskies.

This story appears in the print issue of Winter 2022.
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