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Wine Enthusiast Masthead • VOLUME 36, NUMBER 7
Letter from the Publisher: That 'Best Buy' High • Is there anything more satisfying than the thrill of a good deal?
Out & About: Sips and Snaps Around the Globe
Not Hogwash • Vegan fat-washed cocktails bring the technique beyond bacon.
Baco Noir • A cold-hardy grape thrives under the heat of the California sun.
Burgundy's Other White Grape • In the heart of Bourgogne, where vineyards weave intricate stories of terroir through illustrious expressions of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, lies an undervalued gem.
Vaults and Value • How the pros navigate the wine list of one of the largest private cellars on Earth.
Pairology: Thank Yuzu
Recipe of the Month: The Leftovers • Turn Black Friday into Turkey Taco Friday.
Is That Tequila Additive-Free? • Odds are … not. Here’s how to find out.
Cocktail of the Month: In Step • A harmonious medley of ingredients puts a new spin on the Old Fashioned.
Cool Blue Mountain Magic • Geographic extremes yield viticultural opportunities in this new North Carolina AVA.
Vino Veritas: Weighing Your Choices • Are wineries choosing branding over reducing carbon footprint?
Viewpoint: Hard Cider vs Beer • A brewing battle has highlighted a serious problem.
Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys 2023 • Here are the year’s top values from around the world, all rated 90-plus points.
Catalonia Calling • Searching for the new Spanish wine during a whirlwind tour of wine bars in Barcelona.
Versatile Verdejo • The region known for its one-note white is now creating a symphony of expressions.
Hey, Everybody, Syrah Doesn’t Suck • After decades of doubt, Americans are finally embracing the savory Rhône varietal.
The Hybrid (Re) Revolution • Once upon a time, hybrid grape varieties defined New York wine. Today, producers are opening that storybook again.
Italy’s Green Heart • Get off the beaten path in this oft-overlooked Central Italian region.
Go Wild • Bartenders are foraging ingredients to add wholly unique flavor to cocktails. You can, too. Just try not to die.
Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide • NOVEMBER 2023
Spoiled for Choice • Look to southern France and Portugal for Best Buys.
The Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide
Blanco Tequila • Top-scoring blancos now show nuance and even terroir.
Dark Lager • Cold-fermented lagers and pilsners aren’t always heavy.
Last Drop: Burn that Bock • Wine Enthusiast’s beer reviewer John Holl finds magic in Minnesota.