The Tasting Panel magazine

November 2012

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 8 of 140

contents | November 2012 Vol. 70 No. 11 COVER STORY 61 TONY TERLATO The Man Who Built the World's Greatest Wine List UP FRONT 5 BUFFALO TRACE FEATURES 58 HELLACIOUSLY RIPE Terra d'Oro Zinfandel Port is a New American Classic 69 WINES TO REMEMBER Based at the Vanderbilt Family's Estate in Asheville, NC, Biltmore Wines Bring the Gilded Age Back to Life 98 DEPARTMENTS 10 Industry Spotlight 16 Brief Encounters 22 Steven Spurrier's Letter from London 24 Scotch Report 26 American Whiskey with Fred Minnick 28 San Fran Insider 30 New York City Sips 32 Merrill Shindler's Word of Mouth 34 In the Biz: Meadowood's Patrick Davila 38 A Lone Star Life 39 Glassware: A Visit to the Riedel Factory 40 Wine Auction: Sonoma 43 Nose-ables: The Balvenie 44 What's New: XEN Lounge 46 Celebrity Spokespersons: CeeLo Green & Patti Stanger 50 Blue Reviews 54 Publisher's Picks 56 Gadd's Sixpack 60 Malibu: Sage Hill Wine 66 Portrait of an Industry Leader: Richard Zeller 68 Trendsetters: Franklin & Co. 76 Meet the F&B Team: Mandalay Bay 88 Winery Spotlight: Lockwood 90 Great Wine Lists: A16 and SPQR 96 Appellations: Capay Valley 98 The Ambassador's Craft 101 On the Road: Idaho 112 Energy Drinks 114 Hospitality & The Drink 116 Brand Spotlight: Azuñia Tequila 128 Marketplace 131 Who's Who: Chicago 134 Varietals: Petite Sirah 138 Taking Inventory 8 / the tasting panel / november 2012 72 THE VOICE Oyster Bay is the Category Leader for Chardonnay Imported into the U.S. 78 PAIRED TO PERFECTION Six Wine Country Buyers Are Put Through Their Pairing Paces at Wente Vineyards 93 THE FUTURE OF PASO ROBLES Four Land Owners Whose Wines Represent the Area's Dawning World Stage Status 91 BEER WITH NERVE Dos Equis Continues To Be the Most Interesting Beer in the World 104 PURELY LIQUEURLY Our Speed Tasting at Terranea Resort 118 INGREDIENTS MATTER For Today's Vodkas, It's All About the Raw Materials 124 SAY HELLO TO FLAVOR! Wave Vodka is a Combination of Color, Creativity and Style 126 THE RUSSIAN FACTOR Seven High-End Vodkas Test Our Palates PHOTO: DOUG YOUNG

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of The Tasting Panel magazine - November 2012