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Washington: Neither Smoke Nor Rain Nor Heat Nor Frost of Night…

Since enduring record heat in 2015, Washington’s growers and winemakers have enjoyed an unprecedented string of very good to exceptional vintages. Even 2020, so tricky in Oregon and parts of California owing to massive wildfires up and down the West Coast, appears to have been very successful in Washington. This year’s report features mostly red wines from 2018 and 2017 and whites from 2019 and 2018. All three of these growing seasons were capable of yielding outstanding wines.

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Collectable Argentina: Precision and Refinement in the Cellar

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Domaine A. Clape Cornas: 2012–1987

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2016 Brunello di Montalcino: Radiance Personified

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Champagne: 2020 New Releases

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The Year of Jazz & Wine: 1959

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Rheinhessen 2018: Revelatory Rieslings

Marlborough is protected from rain and high winds by the surrounding hills and mountain ranges including the 2 885 metre tapuae o uenuku (often referred to as mount tappy by locals)

New Zealand Whites: The State of Play

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Generosity and Diversity - Mosel 2018: Graach to Grünhaus


Trentino & Alto Adige: Worlds Apart

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2018 Santa Lucia Highlands: What a Difference a Year Makes

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A Vinous Thanksgiving

The traditional Thanksgiving menu, with its wide range of savory and sweet flavors, presents many opportunities for food and wine pairing. We asked our team of critics for their top Thanksgiving wine recommendations.


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Crabtowne USA

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St. John, London

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Modern and Louis'

Vinous Favorites

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2018 Alois Lageder Schiava, 90 points

Lageder’s 2018 Schiava is a drop-dead gorgeous red, with an alluring display of crushed stone, ripe strawberry with green stems, and exotic spice. It’s juicy to the core, with zesty red/ black fruits, complicated by nervous acidity and sour citrus twang that punctuates the finish. (EG)


Cellar Favorites

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2001 Domaine Yves Clerget Clos Vougeot Grand Cru

Following our lengthy tasting of 2018s and 2019s, Clerget opened and served blind three older bottles made by his father, Yvon.

2017 Domaine Didier Montchovet Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Beaune

1999 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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