Wineries to Watch: Villalobos
Ignored for years, Chile's old vines are finally getting their due. The Villalobos family in Colchagua is at the front guard of the movement, a winery to watch.
The Great Whiskey Shortage of 2013
The worldwide market for Bourbon has exploded over the past decade, and stocks of the barrel-aged spirit are now stretched thin. Erik Tennyson reports on how distillers are responding to the unexpected demand for a product that takes years and often decades to produce.
Wineries to Watch: Luke Lambert
If you're looking for brisk, peppery syrah without a lot of weight, Victoria's Yarra Valley offers some of the coolest new releases coming into the market. One winemaker to watch there is Luke Lambert.
2014 Grower of the Year
Classifications in Burgundy define vineyards as grand, very good, or worthy, at least, of the village name. New World vineyards, with less history, have no such official levels. But vineyards do rise to the top of our tastings, the quality and distinction of their fruit showing through the winemaking of any number of different producers. This year, when we tallied the vineyard-designated wines from across the US, Temperance Hill came out on top.
Wineries to Watch: Tintonegro
In our tastings and travels over the last year, we've noted some promising new talent—people who are making wines that offer distinct perspectives on their varied terroirs. Our Santiago-based critic for South America, Patricio Tapia, has been watching Argentine winemakers Alejandro Seganovich and Jeff Mausbach for years; he reports on their new venture.