West Coast Wineries Are Refusing Grape Orders And Farmers Are Unhappy

Wine grapegrowers in Northern California's Lake and Mendocino counties and Oregon's Rogue Valley are unhappy after some of the industry's bigger companies cancelled grape contracts due to potential sm


Unfiltered: Lebron James Returns After Grueling 2-week Wine Time-out, Reveals He Lets Jr. Sip Wine Like A European Kid

LeBron James, the Los Angeles Laker and NBA All-Star took a two-week break from vino before a triumphant return, and reveals he lets his kids partake sometimes. Also in Wine Spectator's Unfiltered, a


Perfect Match Recipe: Roast Chicken With Crispy Potatoes And Beaujolais

?Roast chicken is a real emotional thing for people,? says chef Andy Little of Josephine in Nashville. ?One of my favorite things to eat at home is whole roast chicken.? His accessible home recipe for


Man Accused Of $1.2 Million Wine Theft From Goldman Sachs Ceo Dies In Apparent Suicide

The former personal assistant accused of stealing wines valued at $1.2 million from Goldman Sachs executive David Solomon, his then boss, reportedly leapt to his death on the afternoon he was supposed

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Questions Surrounding Blind-tasting Exam Leave 23 New Master Sommeliers In Limbo

The Court of Master Sommeliers says a member leaked inside information from its most challenging certification exam. As a result, 23 of the 2018 Master Sommelier recipients will have to redo the blind


Rare Wine Auctions Show No Signs Of Slowing

In the third quarter of 2018, global sales of fine and rare wine at auction totaled $70.42 million, up a whopping 31 percent over 2017?s Q3 total of $53.7 million. U.S. sales totaled $36.1 million, up


8 & $20 Recipe: Pork Chops With Roasted Beets And Beet Greens

Colorful fall vegetables do double duty, along with bacon, to add pizzazz to pork in this Wine Spectator recipe. Top with goat cheese and pecans and pair with a California Pinot Noir for a tasty autum


Sommelier Roundtable: What’s Your Biggest Pet Peeve?

Diners who refuse to be open-minded about wine or won't let sommeliers do their jobs. Sommeliers who condescend to diners or push their own wine agendas. These are just a few of the pet peeves on all


Unfiltered: Mariah Carey ‘might As Well Down This Caymus Bottle’ In New Song ‘gtfo’; Prosecco Tank Overflows In Viral Veneto Video

Vintner Chuck Wagner reacted to his wine's surprise star turn as America's new go-to cure for messy breakups in Mariah Carey's new song "GTFO." Also in Wine Spectator's Unfiltered, Prosecco fermentati


Oregon Takes Aim At California Winery Making Oregon Pinot Noir

Oregon winemakers claim Meiomi founder Joe Wagner is unfairly marketing two of his Pinot Noirs made from Oregon grapes, but vinified in California.

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