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Wine Enthusiast Masthead • VOLUME 35, NUMBER 5
A Love Letter to Locality • Italy—truly a sum of parts to savor.
Out & About: Sips and Snaps Around the Globe
Mass-a-Peel • When life gives you things besides lemons, take inspiration from limoncello.
Mellow ’Cellos • Twists on the Italian classic are finding fans.
Ancestral Beauty • Barossa vines continue a 134-year-old legacy.
How to Drink Like An Italian • Some guidance based on years of unsolicited advice, straight from the source.
Cocktail of the Month: The Italian Dance • Packed with citrus flavor, this aromatic and vibrant drink will be your go-to aperitif.
Mendo-Italiano • Mendocino County’s history as a rural Little Italy continues with heritage grapes and wine.
Pairology: Freshly Ricotta
Australia's Amber Wave • AU producers carve a niche with skin-contact white wines.
Recipe of the Month: Tuesday Night Tonnato • You may have seen this classic popping up on menus all over the place lately—here’s how to do it at home.
Q&A Rum and Ruby • Master Blender Joy Spence celebrates four decades with Appleton Estate.
Understanding Ouzo • This anise-flavored spirit is often misrepresented and underappreciated.
Viewpoint: Drift Damage • A common cotton industry herbicide may devastate Texas wine production.
Wine Enthusiast Forward 50 Restaurants 2022 • Where we most want to eat and drink right now.
Puglia Primer • A sip of the major red wine grapes from this sunny southern Italian region
Beyond Benchmark Bolgheri • Blockbuster Bordeaux blends have long been its marquee attraction, but other ingenues from Italy’s superstar region are ready for their close-ups.
Piedmont's Underdog Reds • It’s not just Nebbiolo growing in these northern Italian hillsides.
Comfort in the Alps • Take a gustatory tour through northern Italy with these alpine recipes and wine pairings.
Paso Robles Appellation Education • Take a trip across the diverse subregions of this sprawling Central Coast AVA.
Three Dimensional • Dynamic and versatile, Loire Valley’s inimitable Chenin Blanc is second to none.
Making a Meal of It • Brewers are finding inspiration in some unlikely places—from Michelin-starred chefs to the breakfast cereal aisle.
BUYING GUIDE AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2022
GRÜNER VELTLINER • Austria’s most important white grape expresses itself
The Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide
NEW RUMS • Giving rum some needed recognition
AMERICAN IPA • Young drinkers are reaching for the classics
Last Drop: Budbreak and Breakthroughs • A trip to California’s wine country helped Jacy Topps’ partner appreciate much more than wine.