Wine Enthusiast Magazine is one of the most respected and quoted authorities in the world of wine and spirits. We feature the hottest trends in everything related to wine. Our seasoned editors do the work for you, with over 700 expert ratings and reviews in each issue. Plus, in-depth features on all aspects of cocktails, spirits, beer, inventive wine and food pairings, trendy recipes, savvy travel features, and more.
Wine Enthusiast Masthead
Publisher's Letter: The Cacophony of Climate Change • Innovation gives hope as extreme weather darkens our doors.
Out & About • SIPS AND SNAPS AROUND THE GLOBE
The Flavored Whiskey Room • From sweet treats to savory snacks, anything is possible with distilling’s newest infusion innovations.
Pairology: Funky Fresh
Cocktail of the Month: Cider, Sophisticated • You’ll fall for this autumnal take on the French 75.
Lobster Rolls and Lighthouses • The Southeastern New England AVA offers more than beachcombing.
Ambulo Blane • A multi-crossing hybrid with disease-fighting superpowers.
Recipe of the Month: Paint it Black • Halloween your Hollandaise with activated charcoal.
Supra Natural • The traditional Georgian meal offers pairing possibilities.
A Fine Line
Combating Counterfeiting • A New Zealand based forensics company takes on wine fraud.
Drink Different • Innovative wine programs across the country aim to inspire and engage.
Understanding Auxerrois • Alsace’s classic blending variety is more important than you think.
Passage to Okanagan • How a legacy of farming crossed continents to enrich B.C.’s wine industry.
P’s and Q’s • You might know you can flip to page 103 to see a few hundred of the thousands of wines we rated for this issue. On this page are some we liked the most and a few that presented the best QPR (quality-to-price ratio). You can find ratings and full reviews for these and many, many more wines on our website.
The Spirits Industry's Sustainability Problem • What’s the solution?
Viewpoint: Smooth Operator • As a wine descriptor, one word stands above all others as especially useless.
The Wine Enthusiast's Future 40 • Meet the emerging tastemakers, innovators and advocates changing the way we drink.
Mexican Wine at the Crossroads • The country’s many wine regions are characterized by experimentation, sustainability and a continued push for quality over quantity—they are on the verge of something big.
The Stewards of San Benito • Old vines and new wines symbolize a way forward in the place that birthed California viticulture—from jug-wine juggernauts to dreamers.
Seeing Through the Fog • A defining Californian climatic influence is fading away—now what?
Australia Keeps it Cool • Small-batch winemakers in Aus’s chilliest mainland state are redefining wine Down Under.
Northern Exposure • Our reviewers reveal what’s cool in cooler climates.
The Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide
Last Drop: The Vino-Swindler • Unlucky serial dater Renee Mack had a brush with a wine Tinder Swindler.