Nebbiolo is the best grape in the world,” says Pietro Ratti, owner of Renato Ratti winery. And Barolo is the perfect place for Nebbiolo. Learn about the region and the wines as Ratti describes his intense Barolo Rocche dell'Annunziata 2010.
James Molesworth called this second-growth "the wine that embodies what is great about Bordeaux." And the 2011 vintage was Wine Spectator's No. 10 wine of 2014. Estate manager Pierre Graffeuille presented this claret at the Wine Experience.
California’s most exciting wines include Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Four winemakers—all women—who excel with these Rhône varieties describe finding their match-made-in-heaven vineyards in Sonoma Coast, Knights Valley, Paso and Amador County.
Most wine lovers' eyes glaze over when winemakers start talking about grape clones (but most winemakers love the subject). Why do clones matter? Get a quick answer from the winemaker at Ponzi Vineyards in Oregon's Willamette Valley.
Ten years ago, Laroche decided to bottle its entire range of Chablis under screw caps to keep wines fresh and prevent taint. So why switch back? Get the key factors from winemaker Grégory Viennois as he chats with Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson.
What aromas and textures can you expect from Oregon's Willamette Valley Pinots? And how do wines blended from many vineyards differ from single-vineyard Pinots? Join Gloria Maroti Frazee and Luisa Ponzi as they taste—and talk—Pinot.
What distinctive characteristics can you expect to find in Oregon's key white wines? Join Luisa Ponzi of Ponzi Vineyards, one of the first wineries in the Willamette Valley, as she tastes Pinot Gris and Chardonnay with Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Once among the world's most expensive wines, today's Tokaji Aszú continues the high-wire act that thrilled kings—balancing jammy richness with bracing acidity—at prices for wine lovers without access to royal coffers. Watch this primer.
What does it mean when you see Premier Cru or Grand Cru on a Champagne label? Learn the difference as Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus is joined by Duval-Leroy Chef du Cave (master winemaker) Sandrine Logette-Jardin.
"To understand Oregon is to understand geology," says Ken Wright, who makes a dozen single-vineyard Pinots. Meet Ken (and his family) to learn how his Pinots are shaped by Oregon's marine and volcanic rock.