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Vinous To Acquire Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

IWC, FAQ

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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Tuscany Part 1: Chianti, Vino Nobile and Supertuscans

IWC, Italy: Tuscany

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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Focus on Spain

IWC, Spain

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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Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc

IWC, France: Loire

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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2013 and 2012 White Burgundies

IWC, France: Burgundy

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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The 2014 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

IWC, South Africa

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

IWC, New Zealand

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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Oregon Pinot Noir Update

IWC, United States: Oregon

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2014

In the eyes of most Willamette Valley winemakers 2012 is a pinot vintage for the record books, and by all accounts the market is in agreement the wines have sold swiftly and in many cases are all gone at the wineries and even at the wholesale and retail levels in many markets

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Brunello di Montalcino 2009 and 2008 Riserva

IWC, Italy: Tuscany

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2014

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

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Best New Wines from Australia

IWC, Australia

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