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Black Voices
Nov 30, 2020

Black Voices

We spoke with Black vintners, sommeliers, journalists and entrepreneurs about their experiences and outlooks on the wine world. We hope this story helps describe the wine community that is, and helps foster the future wine lovers deserve.

Cover Stories

A Bigger New World

A Bigger New World

Racial and cultural diversity are energizing and enriching the wine community
Nov 30, 2020
Eight Leaders

Eight Leaders

Personal stories from Black wine industry luminaries
Nov 30, 2020
Diversity in Action

Diversity in Action

New organizations and legacy institutions are working toward a more inclusive wine world, with …
Nov 30, 2020
Wine’s New Guard

Wine’s New Guard

Focused, educated and representing fresh perspectives, the industry’s next wave of talent is poised …
Nov 30, 2020

Tasting Reports

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

In the face of recent challenges, South African vintners are releasing their best wines ever
Nov 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to South Africa

Alphabetical Guide to South Africa

The quality, style and value of South Africa's wines makes them excellent buys today in the U.S. …
Nov 30, 2020
Age of Discovery

Age of Discovery

A new era for Portugal delivers impressive quality and great value
Nov 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Portugal

Alphabetical Guide to Portugal

In 2020, the exciting new releases from multiple wine regions in Portugal show high quality and …
Nov 30, 2020

Features

Bourbon Beyond Corn

Bourbon Beyond Corn

One grain dominates the great American Whiskey, but others give it character and complexity
Nov 30, 2020

Grapevine

Newly Opened Restaurants Forge Ahead

Newly Opened Restaurants Forge Ahead

Chefs rely on innovation and pluck to get exciting projects up and running during the COVID-19 …
Nov 30, 2020
2020 Gift Guide: Cheese

2020 Gift Guide: Cheese

Grate ideas for gifts big and small
Nov 30, 2020
2020 Gift Guide: Chocolate

2020 Gift Guide: Chocolate

For a sweet stocking stuffer, these U.S.-grown and -made chocolate bars are worth seeking out
Nov 30, 2020
2020 Gift Guide: Coffee

2020 Gift Guide: Coffee

Innovative equipment and subscription boxes that deliver tasting experiences
Nov 30, 2020

Departments

Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken introduces the November 30, 2020, issue, …
Nov 30, 2020
Return of a Piedmont Original

Return of a Piedmont Original

An underrated Italian white grape makes a comeback as local wine producers find promise in Timorasso
Nov 30, 2020
It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

Champagne faces a tough challenge with the 2020 vintage as the region's governing body limits crop …
Nov 30, 2020
Museum Medley

Museum Medley

An assortment of new exhibits in Europe cover the fun and fascinating worlds of food, wine and …
Nov 30, 2020

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

Web Exclusive Content

TOP 100 COUNTDOWN On Dec. 7, we begin unveiling the Top 10 wines of 2020—complete with videos, tasting notes and more—culminating with the Wine of the Year on Dec. 11 and the complete Top 100 list on Dec. 14. Don't miss the year's most exciting wines!

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WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO  Watch all our great wine and recipe tips, winemaker interviews and tastings on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.

  • Staying Home: Sazerac No. 9  Wine Spectator news editor Mitch Frank introduces us to his original take on a classic New Orleans cocktail, with a little inspiration from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
  • Restaurant Spotlight: Momofuku Ko  In this two-part video, beverage manager Arthur Hon talks about the hardships and rewards of adapting to the pandemic, his greatest wine-pairing successes, and his biggest flop.
  • Meatless Meatballs With Red Pepper Sauce  Seasonal vegetables take the place of ground beef in this easy recipe from Harlem, N.Y.'s Vinatería restaurant.

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