Inside the Issue

June 2019

100 Best for $15 or Less

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Departments


Editor's Note
BYO Summer Thirst

Contributors

Fined & Filtered
The Canning Line by Karen Moneymaker.

Happenings

Letter from Bordeaux
Fiona Morrison, MW, on 2018 en primeur.

Tastings


Year's Best

Top 100 Values of the Year
US Zinfandels & Mixed Blacks
Sicilian Wines
Ribera del Duero Wines
Maipo Reds

Focus On

Canned Wines
Campanian Whites
Armenia
Uruguay

New Releases

US
Imported

Editorial Features


Jamaican Rum

Jamaican Rum

Rachel DelRocco Terrazas heads to Kingston to taste the spirit the locals prefer.

Retail Challenge: San Francisco

Retail Challenge: San Francisco

Looking for a great bottle for your favorite Sichuan BYO? Six SF retailers vie to find the best match for $20 or less. Barbara Haimes reports on the tasting and the feast.

Atlantic Tannat

Atlantic Tannat

Julie H. Case lands in Montevideo to discover how the tannic grape of France’s Madiran has found its New World calling in refreshing and bright coastal reds.

Noah's Vines

Noah's Vines

Armenia’s 6,000-year history of wine production virtually abandoned, a host of expats are returning to explore local varieties and ancient techniques, fashioning one of the most exciting new wine regions at the bridge between Europe and Asia. John Szabo, MS, reports.

Teldeschi Red: Classic Dry Creek Zin

Teldeschi Red: Classic Dry Creek Zin

Through interviews with Joel Peterson and the Teldeschi brothers, as well as his own experience with Teldeschi’s grapes, David Darlington reports on a family of growers who have shaped the identity of Dry Creek.

Special Report: W&S Value All-Stars

Special Report: <em>W&S</em> Value All-Stars

46 wineries you can count on for delicious drinking at $20 or less.