Inside the Issue

December 2015

Sonoma Cabernet

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Departments


Editor's Note
Drawing on Site

Contributors

Fined & Filtered
Bordeaux Vintage 2015 by Fiona Morrison, MS

Happenings

Spirits: Highbrow Mixers by Jordan Mackay

Knechting the Dots
Sekt: The Champagne Effect by David Schildknecht

Wine by the Bay
Outtakes from the W&S Top 100 in San Francisco.

Tastings


Year's Best

Champagne
US Sparkling Wines
German Riesling
Alsace
US Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends
Barolo & Barbaresco
Rioja
Porto
Holiday Party Pours at $15 or Less

New Releases

US New Releases
Int’l New Releases

Editorial Features


Eat | Drink Montreal

Eat | Drink Montreal Nadia Fournier reports on the best places to eat and drink right now in Quebec’s most wine-friendly city.

Sweet Wine & Savory Food

Sweet Wine & Savory Food Why wait for a special occasion, and why wait for dessert? Dinner tonight just might be the best time to drink sweet, says Tara Q. Thomas.

The Shape of Sonoma County Cabernet

The Shape of Sonoma County Cabernet Elaine Chukan Brown illustrates four distinctive terroirs.

Sommelier Scavenger Hunt: Australia

Sommelier Scavenger Hunt: Australia Five teams of sommeliers, five regions of Australia: Five head-turning impressions of terroir Down Under.