How Did 2020’s Wildfires Impact California Wine?

Six months after the fires subsided, vintners are still assessing how much fruit suffered smoke taint


Penfolds’ Peter Gago Talks Blending California And Australia

The veteran chief winemaker discusses the new California wine project and what the Aussie icon hopes to accomplish in similar global projects.


Napa Valley Vintners Online Auction Offers Rare Bottles

The nonprofit's inaugural library wine auction offers once-in-a-lifetime lots from Napa's top wineries to support its philanthropic efforts


Exclusive: Penfolds Debuts California Wine Collection

Decades in the making, new bottlings include a Napa Valley Cabernet and a Cabernet Shiraz blend


Pop Stars: Napa Sparkling Winemaker Paula Kornell

The California vintner talks about growing up in the wine industry, learning the business as a young woman and now running her own label and being a mentor.


Chef Departs Grand Award Winner Canlis For New Venture

Wine Spectator rounds up the latest Restaurant Award news for wine lovers, including chef Brady Williams? departure from Seattle Grand Award winner Canlis, a Greek opening from Chicago chef Doug Psalt

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Where Politics Meets The Wine: Abc’s Dan Abrams Buys New York Winery

The TV host, legal analyst and author will rebrand Laurel Lake Vineyards on Long Island?s North Fork


Naples Winter Wine Festival Goes Virtual, Raising $7.2 Million For Children’s Charities

The nation's top charity wine auction attracted new bidders from across the country, thanks to its first-ever televised event and rare wine lots


Constellation Brands Prevails In To Kalon Dispute

Federal judge rejects The Vineyard House owner's efforts to use famed Napa vineyard name and terminate trademark established by Robert Mondavi


Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation Partners With The Roots Fund

The foundation donated $100,000 for educational scholarships for underrepresented minorities in the wine industry

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