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EDITORS' LETTER: WHY CABERNET IS KING • Powerful and versatile, the variety has found a home around the globe.
WINEMAG.COM: WINE ENTHUSIAST PODCAST • Drink up the latest trends reported and recorded by Wine Enthusiast’s editors from around the globe. In each episode, we explore what’s new in the beverage world and introduce you to the passionate people behind the bottle, plus give you top-rated recommendations to buy now.
OUT & ABOUT: SIPS AND SNAPS AROUND THE GLOBE
STEAK AND CAB ARE AN ACE PAIR • From Napa to Bordeaux and down to Australia, Cabernet Sauvignon is the topic of conversation in this issue. And what better match for the grape than a big meaty meal? Turn the page for steak and Cab pairings around the world.
FLIGHT SCHOOL: CABERNET WIZARDS OF OZ • There’s more to Australia than Shiraz. Taste your way through the country’s other great red grape.
Q&A: COMEDIAN MINDY KALING SPILLS ON COUCH WINE • For comedian Mindy Kaling, wine pairs best with her couch.
PAIROLOGY: SHRIMP TOAST • There are as many ways to pair the shellfish as there are to prepare them.
PERFECT POURS FOR CLASSIC LIT
DESTINATION: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE • Natural wine, hot chicken and whiskey find perfect harmony in Music City.
GO HALVES ON 50-50 COCKTAILS
RECIPE OF THE MONTH: ROASTED CAULIFLOWER THAT GOES TO YOUR HEAD • Whole-roasted cauliflower is an easy yet impressive vegetarian entrée.
CALI’S OTHER CABERNETS • While offerings from Napa continue to take top billing, other regions of the state are producing distinct, expressive bottles worth exploring.
COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH: INTO THE COSMO • There’s good reason to add Riesling to the classic cocktail.
WHEN WINE MET CIDER • Vinous hybrids blur the lines between wine and cider.
VIEWPOINT: RETHINK YOUR GO-TO CAB • Look to South Africa for your next fix of world-class Cabernet.
NAPA CAB FOR ALL • These winemakers from California’s iconic Cabernet Sauvignon playground prove quality can come with a reasonable price tag.
GET TO KNOW BORDEAUX'S WALLET-FRIENDLY CÔTES • These vineyards with a view are home to the region’s premium value wines.
LOVELY LUGANA • This lesser-known Italian white wine offers plenty of finesse and flavor.
TEMPRANILLO IN THE SPOTLIGHT • Spain’s signature variety offers a breadth of expressions from across the country.
GENEVER BELIEVER • This historic spirit is just the ticket for your next killer cocktail.
BRINGING UP BEEFSTEAK • A traditional New York City feast is the perfect occasion to break out your favorite bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon.
WASHINGTON • Vintage report
The Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide
SPIRITS: ORANGE LIQUEURS • Orange liqueurs for sipping or mixing
BEER: PALE ALES • Pitch-perfect pale ales
LAST DROP: LIST ANXIETY • Writer Mekita Rivas feels the pressure when ordering wine.