Spotlight On: Newton Vineyard

Napa wine pioneer Peter Newton founded his namesake estate 40 years ago. We talked to Newton Vineyard general manager Jean-Baptiste Rivail and winemaker Alberto Bianchi about working with mountain and


Moderate Wine Consumption Could Help You Live Past 90

Celebrating your 90th birthday is an impressive feat, and a team of researchers from Maastricht University Medical Centre in the Netherlands has found a potential secret weapon for reaching that milestone. Their study found that men and women who enjoyed an average of one alcoholic beverage per day had a higher probability of reaching age 90 than abstainers and heavy drinkers.

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After The Fires, Australian Wineries Assess The Damage

While most wine regions were unharmed, scorched vines and smoke taint hit some areas hard


Test-tube Tasting? Bev Tech Company Unveils Grape-less ‘molecular Wine’

Can wine be made in a lab without one very key ingredient and still taste like the real thing? San Francisco company Endless West debuts a "molecular" wine and sake. In Wine Spectator's Unfiltered.

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Robert Mondavi Winery Sits In The To Kalon Vineyard. Its Owner Says There’s No Such Place

Is To Kalon a vineyard or a brand? Constellation is fighting neighbors who want to put it on the register of historic places


Wine Talk: Charles Woodson Covers California

Former NFL defensive veteran Charles Woodson of the Oakland Raiders started with one barrel at Robert Mondavi; now he makes seven bottlings for his Intercept and Charles Woodson Wines labels.

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Randall Grahm Sells Bonny Doon Vineyard

The iconoclastic winemaker will remain on board; he hopes new investment will energize the brand


Australian Wildfires Scorch Vines In Adelaide Hills

Nearly one third of the wine region's vineyards may have been affected as massive fires burn across Australia


Best Unfiltered Stories Of The Decade

From the Summer of Winecrime to the Royal Wedding(s), the 2010s were a wild ride for wine in pop culture. Read the best stories of the decade from @WineSpectator's Unfiltered!


Best Of Unfiltered 2019

From Brad Pitt to Captain Picard and tiny wine windows to giant barrel hotel rooms, 2019 was a real mood for wine and culture. Here are Wine Spectator's top Unfiltered stories of 2019.

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