Wine Spectator rates over 15,000 wines per year, in every price range, to fit every occasion. Read about the world's great wineries and winemakers and visit restaurants with outstanding wine lists. Plus, each issue features delicious recipes and pairs them with the perfect wines.
A Leader for the South of France
Naples Auction Raises Nearly $26 Million
More Than 1 Million Acres Burn in Chilean Wine Regions
LVMH Aquires Another Top Provençal Rosé
Aureole Las Vegas Closing After 24 Years
Not So Fast • Snails aren’t just nutritious, they’re also quite delicious
A Fine French Cheese—at the Supermarket!
TASTING FROMAGER D’AFFINOIS
Upward Trajectory • Crisp and aromatic, California Sauvignon Blanc is surging in quality
MARYANN WOROBIEC’S RECOMMENDED CALIFORNIA SAUVIGNON BLANCS • Nearly 150 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available at WineSpectator.com/SauvignonBlancAlpha053123. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings search
Chilean Viticulture Links Past to Future
At Memento Mori, It’s Carpe Diem Time
HIS PLACE IN THE SUN • In the south of France, native vintner Gérard Bertrand stands tall as the champion of Languedoc wines
RECENT RELEASES FROM GÉRARD BERTRAND • WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews using the online Wine Ratings search.
THE LAY OF THE LANGUEDOC • Gérard Bertrand’s estates at a glance
A NEW MASTERPIECE: THE HOME OF TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
5 FOODS THAT BEG FOR ROSÉ • Some spring faves can be tricky to match. The answer is rosé, a most versatile companion
BURGUNDY SHIFTS GEARS • THE POWERFUL 2020 REDS REFLECT VINTNERS’ ADEPT RESPONSE TO WARMER GROWING SEASONS
Bruce Sanderson’s Recommended Red Burgundies • More than 375 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available at WineSpectator.com/BurgundyAlpha053123. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings search.
Spring Fling • California’s Bacchus Group of fine restaurants shares a dinner party menu of farm-fresh flavors
YOUNG FAVA BEANS • CARPACCIO OF CHAMPIGNON DE PARIS, WATERMELON RADISHES, MEYER LEMON VINAIGRETTE
HAND-CUT SPAGHETTI ALLA CHITARRA • SWEET PEAS AND PANCETTA, FRESH RICOTTA CARBONARA
SAVORY HERB-CRUSTED ROAST SADDLE OF SPRING LAMB
SWEETHEART CHERRY SAVARIN AND CRÈME FRAÎCHE
CHILE’S BRAVE NEW WORLD • Chilean winemakers seek to captivate a global audience with terroir-driven reds
Aaron Romano’s Recommended Wines From Chile • More than 175 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available at WineSpectator.com/ChileAlpha053123. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings search.
Exploring Irish Whiskey • THE EMERALD ISLE’S BEST CAN BE SORTED INTO THREE DISTILLATE BUILDING BLOCKS—AND MYRIAD BLENDS
SINGLE MALT WHISKEYS
SINGLE POT STILL WHISKEYS
SINGLE GRAIN WHISKEYS
IRISH BLENDED WHISKEYS
Wine Spectator Buying Guide
About the Buying Guide
New Wines From Around the World
Bring Home the Good Life
15th Century Wine Ship Restoration Progresses in Great Britain
Spree of Six-Figure Wine Cellar Heists Puts Sommeliers, Retailers on High Alert