Inside the Issue

April 2019

30th Annual Restaurant Poll

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Departments


Editor's Note
Three Decades in the New World

Contributors
Fined & Filtered
Happenings
Books
: France’s Sober Revolution, reviewed by Joshua Greene

Tastings


Year's Best

US Pinot Noirs
Loire Wines
White Burgundies
Austrian Wines
Tuscan Reds

Focus On

Central Otago
Jura & Savoie
Ontario

New Releases

Best Buys for $12 or Less
US New Releases
Imported New Releases

Editorial Features


Gascon Vignettes

Gascon Vignettes

Rachel DelRocco Terrazas travels to Armagnac country in search of the spirit of France’s southwest.

Top of the List LA

Top of the List LA

An insider’s guide to the best places to eat and drink well in Los Angeles. Edited by Patrick J. Comiskey.

Bordeaux Post-Modern

Bordeaux Post-Modern

A changing climate has the Bordelais experimenting with grape varieties that can sustain terroir expression. Joshua Greene visits vignerons with pre-phylloxera vines that are suddenly a resource for the future.

Lucca: Tuscany’s Renegade Outpost

Lucca: Tuscany’s Renegade Outpost

While their vineland may be a fraction of the size of Chianti’s, Lucca’s winemakers have banded together to create some of Tuscany’s most compelling wines. Stephanie Johnson reports.

Pinot Noir Central

Pinot Noir Central

Southeast on the South Island, the cool hills of Central Otago have emerged as New Zealand’s prime source for pinot noir. Jamie Goode reports on four of the most talented growers.

Sonoma Coast’s Pinot Noir Legacy

Sonoma Coast’s Pinot Noir Legacy

Luke Sykora checks in with three far-coast growers—Cobb, Flowers and Hirsch—to taste how their vineyard-expressive wines are faring with ten or more years of age.

30th Annual Restaurant Poll

30th Annual Restaurant Poll

A W&S exclusive report on what’s selling—and what diners are requesting—in the top restaurants across the US. Illustration by Fanny Gentle