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Top 100 Wines of 2017: The #8 Wine is 2014 Patrice Rion Bourgogne Blanc

Wine Spectrum #8 Wine of 2017

2014 Patrice Rion Bourgogne Blanc

White Burgundy  |  France  |  Wine Spectrum 93+

Top 100 Wines of 2017: The #9 Wine is 2014 Mount Brave Cabernet

Wine Spectrum #9 Wine of 2017

2014 Mount Brave Cabernet

Cabernet Sauvignon  |  Mt. Veeder  |  Wine Spectrum 96

Top 100 Wines of 2017: The #10 Wine is 2014 De Martino Carmenere

Wine Spectrum #10 Wine of 2017

2014 De Martino Legado Reserva Carmenere 

Carmenere  |  Chile |  Wine Spectrum 95+

The Wine Spectrum Top 100 Wines of 2017 is Coming!

Inside the Wine Spectrum Top 100 

The wine world loves lists. Each year, everyone from The Wine Spectator to James Suckling to The Wine Enthusiast releases their list of the top 100 wines of the Year. Wine Spectrum is no exception, but there’s...

Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Guide

By tradition, more wine is sold for Thanksgiving Day dinner than for any other meal of the year. Plan ahead what wines you will serve right along with your Thanksgiving meal to get the best value for this spectacular day. Our Thanksgiving wine...

Featured Wine: La Pitchoune Chenin Blanc

This week we tasted an incredible Chenin Blanc from one of our favorite producers, La Pitchoune. This lesser known white wine varietal deserves to a lot more attention then it currently gets and is why we picked it for the featured wine of the...

Halloween Wine and Candy Pairing Guide

The ghouls are beginning to crawl out, spiderwebs are getting tangled, decorations and candy are abound and we are all getting into Halloween mode. Everything is better with a glass of wine, including your Halloween candy haul. Wine review site ...

Featured Wine: Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne

What Better Way to Celebrate World Champagne Day?

This week we tasted the Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne.  Zero Dosage is a term used to denote the very driest style of Champagne, with less than three grams of residual sugar per...

What Does a 100 Point Score Mean?

What does a perfect 100-point score mean with regard to wine? I had an interesting conversation regarding this very question with winemaker Heidi Barrett recently. Barrett, who is no stranger to 100-point wines (having earned as many as five in...

Featured Wine: Wandering Star Cabernet Franc

A brand new wine from Cameron Woodbridge!

For Cameron Woodbridge wine isn’t simply a beverage. Wine is a passion, a way of life, of living. Working alongside his brother and mentor Jayson (of Hundred Acre fame), he began the process of learning...