Wine Enthusiast Magazine December 2018

Wine Enthusiast Magazine is one of the most respected and quoted authorities in the world of wine and spirits. We feature the hottest trends in everything related to wine. Our seasoned editors do the work for you, with over 700 expert ratings and reviews in each issue. Plus, in-depth features on all aspects of cocktails, spirits, beer, inventive wine and food pairings, trendy recipes, savvy travel features, and more.

United States
Wine Enthusiast
13 期號


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stuffing the stocking, and the cellar

It’s the time of year when you’re faced with that inevitable question, what do I buy for the person who has everything? If they’re a wine lover, we’ve just solved your problem. Each year, from our database of over 23,000 wines tasted annually, we cull the world’s most lauded and ageable wines into our Top 100 Cellar Selections list (page 48), to present top, hang-on-to-that-bottle-worthy wines from nearly every wine region in the world. This year, 11 (!) of those are 100-point wines. This intersection of breadth and quality means that any of these wines is a no-brainer gift for the oenophile in your life—including yourself. But nabbing these selections doesn’t mean emptying your wallet. In our mission to bring you the best bottles in a more accessible way, 79 of the…

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we posted, you liked

So happy to see that Cabernet and steak are still madly in love even after all these years. Hold the oak! More winemakers in Argentina and Chile are phasing out new oak and aging wines in concrete tanks, plastic bins and other neutral vessels. Tips on how to build a cheese board like a pro, from a basic crowd-pleaser to a collection of stinky, complex curds. Have you met frosé’s cousin, the frozen G&T? This gin slushy is exactly what we need to close out a work week. It was a fun night at the #emmys! We got a behind the scenes look from Executive Editor @suskostrzewa. Crisp, simple and affordable whites to stock up on this fall. #vinhoverde A simple way to get creative with your bounty after apple picking. Follow us @WineEnthusiast…

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out & about: sips and snaps around the globe

70TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS Television stars and wine-lovers alike celebrated the best of the small screen in Los Angeles in September. Attending the ceremony as well as the Governor’s Ball was W.E. Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa, who sipped wines with the stars from official wine sponsor Sterling Vineyards as well as official sparkling wine Ferrari Trento. THE FIZZ IS FEMALE This inaugural three-day series of events, held in October in New York City, shone a spotlight on women in the sparkling wine industry. Activities included a panel discussion moderated by Wine Enthusiast, plus tastings and receptions highlighting women-made or women-helmed wine brands. GREENWICH WINE +FOOD This September feast in Connecticut is the kick-off for fall in New England. Chefs like Daniel Boulud and Alex Guarnaschelli participated in tastings, complemented by wine, cocktails and musical acts,…

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the official holiday gift guide

1. Wine Books Set;; $525 2. Riedel Sommeliers Cabernet/Merlot/Bordeaux Wine Glass;; $115.95 for one UNDER $50 Spend a little, thrill a lot with these wallet- and wine-friendly products. $50–$100 Moderately priced presents to please any palate. $100–$200 Opulent items wine lovers will adore.…

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porcine of interest

This festive pork roast is really just a rack of rib chops tied in a circle, and any good butcher should be able to ready the meat for you. A showstopper on its own, this roast can be stuffed for an even more dramatic presentation. Just take care to prepare your desired filling separately to ensure everything is evenly cooked. Rice pilaf, roasted root vegetables or even baked apples are all a nice match, and each could easily be made while the roast rests. CROWN ROAST OF PORK 1 8–10 pound crown roast of pork, top 2 inches of bone frenched, if desired Kosher salt and fresh-ground pepper, for seasoning One day before cooking, rub roast generously with salt and pepper. Place meat on rack in roasting pan or on rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate,…

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collection connection

A great museum restaurant should have cuisine that delights, a connection to the exhibitions and a setting that marvels. Of course, it also needs wine that inspires. The Modern at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art is famous for this very thing, but plenty of other venues have stepped up their pours. With focused programs, these are the can’t-miss spots to take in a sip of culture. CAFÉ SABARSKY NEUE GALERIE NEW YORK, NEW YORK CITY Step into this intimate café, and you’ll be instantly transported to early-1900s Vienna. The concise list chosen by General Manager Gerhard Kaltseis draws mostly from Germany and Austria, which reflects the origin of the museum’s art. Szigeti’s Gustav Klimt Blanc de Blancs Brut is a sparkling sekt with labels designed in conjunction with Neue Galerie to…