Unfiltered: In The Red Zone: Drew Bledsoe Builds New Walla Walla Winery


The former NFL star and Doubleback vintner Drew Bledsoe told us his plans for the snazzy new 14,000-square-foot facility in Walla Walla, Washington. Also in Wine Spectator's Unfiltered, Mira Sorvino l

 

Marvin R. Shanken Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Association Of Magazine Media


Marvin R. Shanken, founder and chairman of M. Shanken Communications and editor and publisher of Wine Spectator, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Association of Magazine Media's Lifetime Achie

 

Is Wine Gluten-free?


Gluten can be a serious medical problem for those who have an intolerance or allergy to it, or who have celiac disease. Regardless of why people opt to let go of gluten, there's a common question many

 

California Wildfires Devastate Malibu Wine Region


One of the wildfires burning across California has chased vintners from their wineries and homes in the Malibu Coast appellation. The Woolsey fire has scorched acres of vineyards and damaged or destro

 

2018 Wine Harvest Report: Napa Valley Wins With A Slow And Steady Year


After the turbulent 2017 harvest, Napa vintners would have been happy with a quieter 2018. Instead, this year delivered an ideal growing season, followed by a long, slow-paced harvest. Winemakers are

 

Tweaking Tradition: Carla Hall’s Thanksgiving Menu


The cookbook author and TV star shares recipes from her latest book for a tomato pie side dish to complement the holiday turkey, plus a not-too-sweet pecan pie for dessert. Plus Wine Spectator recomme

 

Napa Valley Vineyard Owner Al Frediani Dies At 96


Al Frediani was known for his old vines, meticulous farming and sharp sense of humor. Born on his family's Napa Valley farm, he spent his life working on the property. Frediani died Oct. 18, 2018, a m

 

John Fetzer Sells Mendocino?s Saracina Vineyards To The Taub Family?s Heritance Vintners


The Taub family, owners of one of the nation?s leading wine importers, is expanding its presence in California, quietly purchasing Saracina Vineyards in Mendocino from John Fetzer and his wife, Patty

 

2018 Wine Harvest Report: Bordeaux Breathes A Sigh Of Relief


Bordeaux winemakers hoping for a big harvest in 2018, after France's cataclysmic frosts of 2017, were disappointed. Heavy rains early in the season led to mildew, while hail in some areas also thinned

 

Sommelier Talk: A Day In The Life Of Brooklyn Restaurateur Alex Lapratt


Alex LaPratt, the co-owner and wine director of Wine Spectator Restaurant Award winners Atrium Dumbo and Beasts & Bottles teaches Burgundy at the International Culinary Center, hosts "wine Olympic

 
 
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