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The Truth About Robert Mondavi
Feds Exploring Detailed Wine Labels
Ste. Michelle Goes Big in Oregon
Washington Winemaker Lost in Seaplane Crash
Joe Rochioli Jr.
An Artistic Approach to Wine • Arthur Hon shares his creative perspective at New York museum restaurant the Modern
How to Host a Raclette Party
Donum Debuts Dazzling Glass Structure • The Vertical Panorama Pavilion draws inspiration from Sonoma’s weather and landscape
Tasting Brancaia’s Il Blu • A vertical of the super Tuscan shows Merlot’s mettle
Brancaia Il Blu: Selected Vintages 2018–1994 • The reviews below reflect a vertical tasting of 12 vintages of the super Tuscan by Bruce Sanderson earlier this year. Scores given are non-blind. Prices are not available.
The Evolution of Dominus • How vintner Christian Moueix molded a benchmark Napa estate
Dominus Estate: Selected Vintages 2021–1983
In the Heights: Lokoya Spring Mountain
Welcome Back, Kosta
THE MONDAVI HERITAGE • Robert Mondavi’s legacy lives on in Napa’s most talented winemakers
MONDAVI ALUMNI • The winemakers who worked at Robert Mondavi Winery are a who’s who of American wine. They passed Mondavi’s vision down to others.
JAMES MOLESWORTH’S RECOMMENDED WINES FROM ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY • Robert Mondavi Winery has demonstrated excellence with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon–based blends and Cabernet Franc across recent vintages. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
THE MONDAVI FUTURE • Mondavi owner Constellation Brands has an ambitious plan to revive the reputation of an icon
CRESCENT CITY CELEBRATION • COMMANDER’S PALACE IN NEW ORLEANS OFFERS A SPIRITED MENU STEEPED IN SOUTHERN COCKTAIL CULTURE
IN THE LAND OF MALABEC • Argentina’s vintners are exploring their country’s diverse terroirs with great success
RECOMMENDED MALBECS FROM ARGENTINA • Nearly 250 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available at WineSpectator.com/ArgentinaAlpha113022. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings search.
THE REGIONS: WHAT TO KNOW
ZUCCARDI’S VISION • SEBASTIÁN ZUCCARDI LEADS THE NEXT GENERATION
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New Wines From Around the World
Brad Pitt Sued for $250 Million in Château Miraval Dispute • A countersuit filed by Angelina Jolie’s former company accuses Pitt of wasting millions on vanity projects