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Best Wines for Valentine’s Day, According to Reviewers

Nothing says “romance” like a good bottle of wine....

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Here’s How to Be Part of a 100-Point Wine Dinner

You don’t want to miss this....

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5 Top-Rated Wines from the Interim Issue

The Interim Issue is here, and with it, over 600 tasting notes from regions including the Napa Valley, New South Wales, Montepulciano and Burgundy.  Our new reviewer, William Kelley, makes his Wine Advocate debut with his first installment of “Up From the Cellar,” featuring a range of recently tasted Burgundies from vintages 1934 to 2014. “Famous names such as the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Jean-Marc Roulot rub shoulders with unheard of producers and even several domaines that no longer...

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Taste a 10-Year Vertical of Italian Icon Galatrona

What makes a wine an icon? Is it rarity or expense? Is it the terroir? Is it high scores from critics or the wine’s presence on the best restaurant wine lists around the world? Does it set the standard for other winemakers?  For Petrolo’s Galatrona, it’s all of the above.  Galatrona is like the atmosphere of a three-Michelin-starred kitchen: constant pursuit of perfection, unbelievable attention to detail and unwavering commitment to excellence. Luca Sanjust, proprietor and winemaker at Petrolo, embodies...

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Reviewers’ Food & Drink Tips for Super Bowl Sunday

Joe Czerwinski and Mark Squires to the rescue!...

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The January Interim Issue Is Here

Check out our new Burgundy reviewer's debut report....

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Updates from Montalcino’s Tenuta Biondi Santi

Today, Tenuta Biondi Santi is part of an important trend that is changing the landscape of this popular and profitable wine appellation....

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Readers' (and Reviewers') Spirit Grapes

From 'power and grace combined' to one filled with 'celebration and rediscovery.'...

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Give Merlot a Chance at Matter of Taste San Francisco

Even Miles wouldn’t be able to resist....

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Remembering Bruno Giacosa

The legendary winemaker of Italy's Piedmont passed away at the age of 88....

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