Twist-off closures have become a popular way to keep quality wines fresh. Plus, no corkscrew needed—so opening the bottle should be easy, right? Yes, but here’s a little trick to make it even easier. Introductory offer: Subscribe to Wine Spectator for just $12! https://winesp.ec/2JTLzy1 Explore Wine Spectator’s free newsletters: https://winesp.ec/3jGf0jh
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The white wine grape Viognier is traditionally fermented with the red grape Syrah in making a red wine. Winemaker Brianne Day explains that it leads to greater aromatics and also “it’s really sexy”. Brianne Day of Day Wines in Oregon sat with Ask a Winemaker in Chicago in 2013. See all of our Videos with
Enjoy an evening of exceptional wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions in three exciting locations. All wines are rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator’s editors. Meet the winemakers, enjoy a delicious selection of food and take home a souvenir Riedel wine glass. All included in your ticket price. Tickets on sale now!
The production of wines from Pinot Noir grapes can be stressful and difficult. Stewart Boedecker and Athena Pappas talk about the process of making Pinot Noir and all of the challenges they face from the vineyard to the bottle. All stages of the process are described from harvest and sorting to racking to alcoholic and
The Bordeaux superstar, whose family’s properties in St.-Emilion include Château Canon-La Gaffelière, Clos de l’Oratoire and La Mondotte, talks about his early wine-tasting education, his commitment to environmentally friendly grapegrowing and making wines of energy and restraint.
Sophie and Maxime Barmes-Buecher of the eponymous, biodynamic estate in Alsace, France talk in detail about their use of sulfur in the vineyard to treat mushroom and rot as well as in the cellar to protect their white wines at filtering and just before bottling. For additional information on the role of sulfur and sulfur
Channeling the spirit of Broadway, this musical parody from first-time entrant Steve Jacobson takes you through the fun world of wine. Explore Wine Spectator’s free newsletters: https://www.winespectator.com/newsletters Introductory offer: Subscribe to Wine Spectator! https://www.winespectator.com/subscribe
Winemaker George Skouras explains what a pump over in winemaking is and why it is important in making red wines in order to aerate the fermenting wine and help with the extraction of tannin and color. Ask a Winemaker filmed with George Skouras in Chicago at Red & White Wines See all of our videos
Searing duck breast isn’t hard to master, as shown in this dish from chef Jim Palmeri of Award of Excellence winner Mohonk Mountain House. Wine Spectator’s Hilary Sims explains why a lively Pinot Noir is the way to go for this easy, elegant meal.
Klaus Peter Keller’s vineyards in Germany’s Rheinhessen wine region each have a particular smell and feel for the winemaker at Weingut Keller. Whether you drink his Riesling Trocken or a Grosses Gewaches from Kirschpiel, Morstein, Hubacker, Absterde, Hipping, Pettenthal or G-Max, or a Spatburguner from Burgel or Frauenberg, every bottle from Keller represents the terroir
Celebrate the holiday season by participating in a Virtual Wine Tasting with Jack Keegan. Join the Miami University Alumni Association on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:00 p.m. as we taste another wonderful selection of wines! Jack will discuss winemaking, and different origins, and taste the selected wines. Jack recently went to the 55th Anniversary of
Journey beyond the winery chateau to remote corners of the serene Jordan Estate to savor Jordan wines, olive oil and our chef’s cuisine—all paired with breathtaking views. Request a reservation today: http://bit.ly/dhVjk0 View the Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting photo gallery: http://www.jordanwinery.com/galleries/photos/Estate_Tour_Tasting
What is brettanomyces? Winemaker Kathleen Inman describes this form of yeast that can impart off flavors to a wine if present in a winery. She talks about how to prevent the spread of brettanomyces in a new winery and how she keeps it out of her final wines in the Russian River Valley. Ask a
What can happen when an introspective rock legend returns to his roots? And how is making music like making wine? Answer these questions as Geoff Tate joins Wine Spectator’s Jennifer Fiedler.
Executive Chef Todd Knoll explains the wine and cheese pairing philosophy used for Jordan Winery’s tours and tastings. Learn why cow’s milk cheeses pair best with Cabernet Sauvignon, how triple-cream cheeses interact with tannin in young red wines and how complex cheddar cheeses draw out the fruit flavors in older Cabernets. http://blog.jordanwinery.com/2011/08/viewers-choice-video-4-pairing-cabernet-and-cheese-at-winery-tastings/
Ken Pahlow of Walter Scott Wines recounts how he and his wife Erica started Walter Scott Wines in Oregon, how they named the winery and how they select names for each wine See all of our videos with Ken Pahlow of Walter Scott Wines: Filmed with support from the International Pinot Noir Celebration. See all
In this exclusive interview, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken talks to Napa wine legend Chuck Wagner about the day Wagner’s parents approached him with the idea to start Caymus Vineyards. Read the full interview in the Nov. 15, 2023, issue of Wine Spectator. Wine Spectator’s Nov. 15, 2023, issue: https://www.winespectator.com/issues/chuck-wagner-the-force-behind-caymus-2023-11-15 Subscribe to
Jordan Winery uses new pre-pruning technology to double-prune a vineyard of grapevines during winter months, allowing employees to focus on completing the precise finishing pruning cuts by hand. This pre-pruning viticulture technique keeps both people and plants healthy and saves time. Learn more: https://blog.jordanwinery.com/2014/02/grapevine-pruning-experiment-keeps-plants-people-healthy/.
Pinot Noir is known as one of the most delicate and fickle of all wine grapes. Winemaker Erica Stancliff of Trombetta Family Wines talks about how she feels like a parent watching over the vines from vineyard to cellar. Ask a Winemaker caught up with Erica at Pinot Days Chicago in 2013. See our full
Georgia, considered the birthplace of wine, has been making wine for 8,000 years. Producers are restoring the country’s ancient grape varieties and introducing Georgian wines to the rest of the world. #news #wine #georgia “60 Minutes” is the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people
What wine would you pair with butternut squash, arugula and pesto? Go head-to-head with the chef behind the salad, Amandine Chaignot of Mirror Room in London.