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  • Joseph Phelps

    Last Thursday, April 15, Joseph Phelps, founder of Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the Napa Valley, died at his home in St. Helena. He was 87. In an esteemed sophomore class of Napa Valley winery founders, including Gil Nickel, Warren Winiarski, Charlie Wagner, Justin Meyer and Dennis Cakebread, Joe Phelps stands out as one of the most innovative and influential, vastly improving the social landscape of the Valley as his ideas indelibly altered California ...Read More

    By Patrick J. Comiskey | Date Posted: Apr 20th 2015
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  • Vignerons d’Anjou: Gueules de Vignerons

    To put a face on a bottle of wine—to meet the vigneron, walk his vineyard and taste his wines out of the barrel—is one of the most meaningful experiences a wine lover can have. In Vignerons d’Anjou, Gueules de Vignerons, ...Read Full Book Review

    Review by Pascaline Lepeltier | Date Posted: Mar 17th 2015
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New & Notable 2015 NYC: Little Park

To highlight our 2015 New & Notable NYC restaurants and bars, each of the featured spots shares a recipe with our readers. Read more ⇛

Joseph Phelps

Last Thursday, April 15, Joseph Phelps, founder of Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the Napa Valley, died at his home in St. Helena. He was 87. Read more ⇛

Over the Mountain: The Flip Side of Santa Cruz

“In a word: Mount Eden Vineyard.” It’s why, Matt Licklider says, after a decade making taut, focused pinot noir and chardonnay from Sonoma and Mendocino counties, Lioco has been expanding south into the Santa Cruz Mountains. Read more ⇛

Announcing the Top of the List Wineries, Restaurants & Purveyors

Check out W&S's 2015 Top of the List wineries that will be pouring and restaurants and purveyors that will be at our event on May 11th. Read more ⇛

The Restaurant Poll Revealed

With an annual tally of over 14,000 bottles of wine tasted, it’s true that most days at W&S feature the sound of popping corks. Read more ⇛

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      • 2014: Jeff Kellogg | Maialino, NYC

        A bit of non-direction landed Jeff Kellogg at the doors of a fledgling restaurant group in Charlotte, North Carolina, 131 Main. After helping the group open and expand four restaurants and a wine bar, he headed to the historic Greenbrier Resort in White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia. Kellogg was seduced ...Read More

        Interviewed by Caitlin Griffith | Date Posted: Oct 1st 2014 | Posted in: Best New Sommeliers, 2014 | 0 Comments

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      • 2014: Mullineux

        Chris and Andrea Mullineux settled in Swartland in 2007, attracted by the region’s old-vine plots of syrah and grenache. The couple produces reds, but we were intrigued by their 2012 Swartland white. It blends old-vine chenin with clairette blanche and viognier, offering fresh peach flavors with pale scents of wheat and honey. And ...Read more

        By: Josh Greene | Date Posted: Oct 29th 2014 | Posted in: Wineries to Watch, 2014 | 0 Comments

      • 2014: Zuccardi

        These are times of radical change in Zuccardi. Sebastian Zuccardi, third-generation owner, has led this traditional winery from Mendoza to explore the region in search of new flavors for its wines. At their new winery in Altamira, they are creating a series of wines deeply identified with their origins. Today, Zuccardi has ...Read more

        By: Patricio Tapia | Date Posted: Oct 29th 2014 | Posted in: Wineries to Watch, 2014 | 0 Comments