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Contemporary Cellars
Sep 30, 2020

Contemporary Cellars

The tension between visual fireworks and sound construction is a hallmark of contemporary cellar craftsmanship. How designers and clients balance these considerations yields insight into the evolving role cellars play in our homes.

Cover Stories

The Art of the Cellar

The Art of the Cellar

Today's wine collectors are incorporating wine storage into their homes in dramatic ways, creating …
Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

To house their collection of about 1,000 bottles, focused on France and Italy, the Canadian couple …
Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

For their California-focused collection, the couple didn't want a traditional wine cellar. Inspired …
Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Redoing his home gave this collector a chance to build a room around his shared activities with …
Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

This tech executive–turned-vintner wanted a personal cellar that could hold half-bottles as well as …
Sep 30, 2020
The Art of the Cellar: Design & Function

The Art of the Cellar: Design & Function

The modern cellar, sought by a new generation of collectors, is oftentimes as much a social and …
Sep 30, 2020

Tasting Reports

The Big Heat

The Big Heat

Washington producers stared down record-breaking heat in 2017 to manage another outstanding vintage …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to Washington

Alphabetical Guide to Washington

Washington growers and winemakers rose to the challenge of a heatwave in 2017, having learned from …
Sep 30, 2020
Washington 101: A Guide to the AVAs

Washington 101: A Guide to the AVAs

How well do you know the appellations of Washington state? Wine Spectator's handy AVA guide …
Sep 30, 2020
Turn on the Charm

Turn on the Charm

Burgundy's 2017 Chardonnays are ripe and fleshy, with good underlying acidity, a combination that …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy

Vintners made excellent white Burgundies at all quality levels. The challenge is finding your …
Sep 30, 2020

Features

Rum Grows Up

Rum Grows Up

Today's premium versions, offering diverse flavors and myriad mixing possibilities, are capturing …
Sep 30, 2020
Bootstraps to Barolo

Bootstraps to Barolo

Luciano Sandrone is seen as one of Barolo’s modernist revolutionaries. Yet despite the global …
Sep 30, 2020

Grapevine

A Voice for Black Winemakers

A Voice for Black Winemakers

Leaders of the Association of African American Vintners talk with Wine Spectator about how to …
Sep 30, 2020
2019 Bordeaux Futures Face Difficult Present

2019 Bordeaux Futures Face Difficult Present

A typical Bordeaux futures campaign starts around May and drags slowly through June. But 2020 has …
Sep 30, 2020
Wine Spectator Postpones Wine Experience Anniversary Event

Wine Spectator Postpones Wine Experience Anniversary Event

Wine Spectator's New York Wine Experience 40th celebration has been rescheduled for Oct. 21–23, …
Sep 30, 2020
In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1934–2020

In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1934–2020

From working in his father's retail store to building a leading wine distribution and import firm …
Sep 30, 2020
Fear Not Fine Cheese

Fear Not Fine Cheese

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just stay healthy, dietary advice can seem complex and at …
Sep 30, 2020
Cacio e Pepe with an Italian White

Cacio e Pepe with an Italian White

As the weather cools, try New Orleans chef Chris Borges’ take on this comforting pasta classic. His …
Sep 30, 2020
Formula for Success

Formula for Success

New Zealand is a fascinating wine region. Globally, it's changed the conversation about Sauvignon …
Sep 30, 2020
Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand

Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand

Beyond the quality, consistency, value and intensity of its signature Sauvignon Blancs, another …
Sep 30, 2020

Departments

Wine Cellars With Style

Wine Cellars With Style

Editor and Publisher Marvin R. Shanken introduces the  September 30, 2020, issue, with stories on …
Sep 30, 2020
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts on the stories we publish on the worlds of wine, food …
Sep 30, 2020
Virtual Content, Real Wine

Virtual Content, Real Wine

Like most of us, I’ve spent months in my home, watching these unprecedented times unfold. As we …
Sep 30, 2020
The Ponzi Legacy

The Ponzi Legacy

Dick Ponzi came to Oregon in a flatbed truck. In the mix were his wife, Nancy, their kids, two …
Sep 30, 2020
Unfiltered

Unfiltered

Ancient wine finds, Mary J. Blige, Kylie Minogue, Danica Patrick and Florida Man all make appearanc…
Sep 30, 2020

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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