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A Sampling of Wine Spectator Cover Stories Written by Kim Marcus
Farewell to Our Dear Friend
Straight Talk • Join a series of Instagram conversations between Wine Spectator editors and respected leaders in the worlds of wine and hospitality, spanning current events, business news and personal thoughts.
Is Inflation Coming for Your Cabernet?
Master Sommeliers Expel Six Members • Reformers hope to professionalize the organization. But some say recent actions aren’t enough
A Winemaker’s Cup of Tea
Tasting Plate: Sampling Oregon’s Bounty
Wines With Real Bouquet • Aaliyah Nitoto, founder of Free Range Flower Wines, points to a deep history of such wines around the world.
Charles Smith Revisited • In conversations about health, wine and life, Smith hopes his story of facing challenges head-on will inspire others.
DOWN TO EARTH • ANDY ERICKSON AND ANNIE FAVIA, THE HUSBAND-WIFE TEAM BEHIND FAVIA WINES, ARE WRITING THEIR OWN STORY WHILE REVIVING A PIECE OF NAPA HISTORY
WINES & VINES RÉSUMÉS
TOP GUNS • BORDEAUX’S ELITE ESTATES SHINE IN THE INCONSISTENT 2019 VINTAGE
James Molesworth’s Recommended 2019 Bordeaux • More than 450 wines were reviewed for this report. An alphabetical list of scores and prices for all wines tasted begins on page 52. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
ALPHABETICAL GUIDE TO 2019 BORDEAUX • Nearly 475 wines were tasted for this report; an in-depth analysis begins on page 40. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
WINES FROM TORO
BRING HOME THE GOOD LIFE
THE NEW FACE OF SUCCESSION • Powerful women hold the reins at some of the world’s iconic wine estates
PROMISE & PERIL • Stock up on Oregon’s exceptional 2019 Pinots, as wildfires leave 2020’s offerings in doubt
UNCORKING MEMORIES • A casual tasting of vintage wines brings together veteran Oregon winemakers
ZEROING IN ON ZENA CROWN • New and vintage Pinots show the distinctive appeal of this Eola-Amity Hills vineyard
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