Inside the Issue

October 2018

Best New Sommeliers 2018

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Editor's Note
Farm-to-Table Travel

Editor’s Note


Fined & Filtered:
Fine Dining, Sans Somm by Jonathan Eichholz


Bug Juice, by Julie H. Case


Year's Best

US Chardonnays
Burgundy Reds
Southern Rhône Wines
Northeast Italy & Slovenia
Priorat & Montsant Wines

Focus On

Australian Grenache

New Releases

Best Buys at $12 or Less

Editorial Features

Best New Sommeliers of 2018

Best New Sommeliers of 2018

The votes are in: These five sommeliers are setting the bar high when it comes to their wine lists, service and welcoming attitude.

Carso | Kras

Carso | Kras

Setting out from Trieste, Stephanie Johnson explores the vineyards and karst-rock cellars in the borderlands between Italy and Slovenia.

Black Pigs & Wild Asparagus

Black Pigs & Wild Asparagus

Europe’s largest man-made lake is only one of the factors that’s turning Portugal’s Alentejo into a great food and wine destination. Jane Sigal went foraging for a taste of Iberia’s future.

W&S SF50

<i>W&S</i> SF50

The top destinations for outstanding food, wine and drinks in the Bay Area.