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The Untold Story
Nov 30, 2022

The Untold Story

Robert Mondavi’s decision in the mid-1960s to leave his family’s Charles Krug winery and strike out on his own in Napa Valley fueled a wine evolution that is still going strong today. We trace his steps in his mission to elevate both the region and wine culture in America, and note the many influential winemakers who began their careers at Robert Mondavi Winery.

Plus, a tasting report on the wines of Argentina, a holiday food and cocktail menu from Grand Award winner Commander’s Palace, a Tuscan retrospective tasting and more.

Cover Stories

The Mondavi Heritage

The Mondavi Heritage

Robert Mondavi’s legacy lives on in Napa’s most talented winemakers
Nov 30, 2022
The Mondavi Future

The Mondavi Future

Mondavi owner Constellation Brands has an ambitious plan to revive the reputation of an icon
Nov 30, 2022

Tasting Reports

Article available on Dec 5, 2022. In the Land of Malbec

In the Land of Malbec

Argentina’s vintners are exploring their country’s diverse terroirs with great success
Nov 30, 2022
Alphabetical Guide to Argentina

Alphabetical Guide to Argentina

Get scores for nearly 250 red and white wines from Argentina reviewed in Wine Spectator blind …
Nov 30, 2022

Features

Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Argentina’s Wine Regions: What to Know

Argentina’s Wine Regions: What to Know

Our guide to the major areas to know will help you find bottles that suit your palate
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Zuccardi's Vision

Zuccardi's Vision

Sebastián Zuccardi leads the next generation at his family winery
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Crescent City Celebration

Crescent City Celebration

Commander’s Palace in New Orleans offers a spirited menu steeped in Southern cocktail culture
Nov 30, 2022

Grapevine

Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Ste. Michelle Goes Big in Oregon

Ste. Michelle Goes Big in Oregon

Plus, Wine Spectator remembers a respected Washington winemaker and a Russian River Valley legend
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. An Artistic Approach to Wine

An Artistic Approach to Wine

Arthur Hon shares his creative perspective at New York's the Modern
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Donum Debuts Dazzling Glass Structure

Donum Debuts Dazzling Glass Structure

The Vertical Panorama Pavilion draws inspiration from Sonoma’s weather and landscape
Nov 30, 2022
How to Host a Raclette Party

How to Host a Raclette Party

Hailing from the French and Swiss alps, raclette cheese is the perfect standout dish to wow your …
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Tasting Brancaia’s Il Blu

Tasting Brancaia’s Il Blu

A vertical of the super Tuscan shows Merlot’s mettle
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Feds Exploring Detailed Wine Labels

Feds Exploring Detailed Wine Labels

Future regulations may require wine labels to list ingredients and nutritional information, a move …
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Savvy Shopper

Savvy Shopper

Argentine Malbec, Italian sparklers and values from Portugal and Germany
Nov 30, 2022
The Evolution of Dominus

The Evolution of Dominus

How vintner Christian Moueix molded a benchmark Napa estate, shown through a vertical tasting of 14 …
Nov 30, 2022

Departments

Article available on Dec 5, 2022. The Truth About Robert Mondavi

The Truth About Robert Mondavi

In this issue, Wine Spectator  reflects on the legacy of Napa Valley legend Robert Mondavi
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. In the Heights: Lokoya Spring Mountain

In the Heights: Lokoya Spring Mountain

Winemaker Chris Carpenter and senior editor James Molesworth tasted four vintages of the winery’s …
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Welcome Back, Kosta

Welcome Back, Kosta

Senior Editor MaryAnn Worobiec talks to winemaker Dan Kosta about his new Sonoma Pinot Noir and …
Nov 30, 2022
Article available on Dec 5, 2022. Brad Pitt Sued for $250 Million in Château Miraval Dispute

Brad Pitt Sued for $250 Million in Château Miraval Dispute

A countersuit filed by Angelina Jolie’s former company accuses Pitt of wasting millions on vanity …
Nov 30, 2022

The Buying Guide

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