What are the differences—in your glass and in the winery—between Annata (basic, fresh CC, aged 12+mos) vs. Riserva (more powerful, 24+mos aging with 3+ in bottle)? Get the answer with Bruce Sanderson and Laura Bianchi of Castello di Monsanto.
Go behind the scenes to indulge in cheese madness—and learn how our features editor and creative team approached the magazine story and the shoot. Find the article in Wine Spectator's Sept. 30, 2016 issue, at newsstands starting Aug. 16th.
Some folks called Gary Pisoni crazy when he started growing grapes in Salinas, which is now the up-and-coming Santa Lucia Highlands AVA. Crazy or brilliant, you can't help smiling along with Pisoni as he tells his story.