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Vinous To Acquire Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

FAQ, IWC

Vinous, Nov 2014

November 18, 2014 (New York, NY) – Vinous announced today it has agreed to acquire Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (IWC). Founded in 1985 by Editor and Publisher Stephen Tanzer, IWC is the oldest independent, American-owned wine journal. Tanzer will join Antonio Galloni, Vinous’s CEO and founder, as a partner of Vinous and will be actively involved as Editor-in-Chief and a lead critic.

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The Best of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

New Zealand, IWC

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

What a difference a year makes!  Last summer the task of tasting well over a hundred 2012 sauvignon blancs from Marlborough was truly an acid test, as many of those wines were made from grapes that never ripened properly in a very cool, late growing season

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Tuscany Part 1: Chianti, Vino Nobile and Supertuscans

Italy: Tuscany, IWC

Ian D'Agata, Sep 2014

For all intents and purposes, when it comes to wine, Tuscany is a country all on its own, with myriad different microclimates, terroirs and grape varieties to sift through

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The 2014 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

South Africa, IWC

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

The upcoming 30th annual Cape Winemakers Guild auction offers a unique buying opportunity for American wine lovers interested in picking up some scarce and distinctive South African wines

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2013 and 2012 White Burgundies

France: Burgundy, IWC

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

With the 2014 harvest well under way under sunny skies as I finished this article, but with the potential for thunderstorms over the next week, the size of the 2014 crop will come into focus soon

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Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc

France: Loire, IWC

Joel B. Payne, Sep 2014

I chaptalized for the first time since 2004, admitted Francois Cotat as we tasted his 2013s from barrel, "and also had a bit of botrytis at the end of the harvest

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Focus on Spain

Spain, IWC

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2014

Like most of the rest of northern Europe's wine-growing regions, Spain suffered through a cool, rain-plagued growing season and--in many regions--harvest in 2013

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2011 Bordeaux from the Bottle

France: Bordeaux, IWC

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2014

If I had to pick just one element that defines the Bordeaux reds of 2011, it is the transformative role of élevage

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Best New Wines from Australia

Australia, IWC

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2014

While many American wine lovers understandably believe that all this sprawling wine-growing region produces are critter wines in big bottles, there are signs that upper-tier Aussie wines have begun to gain a foothold in the U

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Brunello di Montalcino 2009 and 2008 Riserva

Italy: Tuscany, IWC

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2014

Brunello di Montalcino is indisputably one of the world's greatest wines.