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Whisky or Wine? Why Choose Just One?
Advancing the Rothschild Wine Empire
Grand Award–Winning Restaurant Bleu Provence Sold
Château Lafite Rothschild Owners Buy Domaine William Fèvre in Chablis
Michael Benedict, Santa Barbara Wine Pioneer
Paul Dolan, Champion of Green Grapegrowing
How Wine Might Benefit Aging Adults • New research links antioxidants in red wine to lower odds of frailty in those over 55
Polyphenols Again Linked to Better Heart Health
As Easy as Apple Pie
Enjoying the Best of Switzerland
A Mexican Treasure for Modern Testes
A Hearty Cup • Breakthrough randomized trial adds to evidence that coffee is safe for the heart
Winery Intel: Napa’s Merryvale
Out of State Can Mean Outta Luck for Wine
Whisky for Wine Lovers • Expand your appreciation of the world’s great whiskies
Wine Lovers’ Favorite Whiskies
How to Taste Whisky: Four Easy Steps
Reading a Whisky Label
Whisky Choices • Inspired by your favorite wine styles.
How Winemaking Supports Great Whisky
How Whisky Is Made • From Grain to Glass: The Art and Science
How to Serve Whisky
Choosing Food for Whiskies
Whisky Around the World • Look toward the traditional regions for classic bottles
BURGUNDY’S ELEGANT 2020s • The region’s 2020 whites deliver balance and harmony despite the heat
Bruce Sanderson’s Recommended White Burgundies • Nearly 300 wines were reviewed for this report. An alphabetical list of scores and prices for all wines tasted begins on page 54. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
ALPHABETIC AL GUIDE TO WHITE BURGUNDY • Nearly 300 wines were tasted for this report. An in-depth analysis begins on page 49. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
REBOUND • The 2021 Rhône-style wines show richness and structure, moving on from the struggles of 2020
TIM FISH’S RECOMMENDED CALIFORNIA RHÔNE-STYLE REDS • More than 175 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available at WineSpectator.com/CaliforniaRhoneAlpha101523. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings search.
STYLE & SUBSTANCE • From wine regions west, east, north and south, these reds, whites and more will bring smiles at friendly prices
Spain’s Bierzo • Discover distinctive wines from the country’s northern coast
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