Category Archives: Varietals

Sauvignon Blanc: Bright, Crisp, and Highly Popular

It comes as no shock that millennials are shying away from that big, buttery Chardonnay that was popular back in the ’80s. What they are craving is a bit more crisp, light, and easy-drinking. Rosé seemed to satisfy the taste buds of the newer generation, but another varietal has seemed to be on the up-tick: […]

The Spectrum of Pinot Noir

Finding the Perfect Pinot Noir

There’s a point in time when the typical wine lover begins searching for an intellectual component to their wine appreciation. Enter Pinot Noir. Originally from France’s Burgundy region—Pinot Noir makes an intensely flavored, complex, high-acid wine with incredible longevity. Pinot Noir is the most highly prized wine in the world. It’s considered the most sensuous […]

BYDAND’s Spectacular 2018 Cabernet, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

BYDAND Estate Wines from Wine Spectrum on Vimeo. Wine Spectrum has been a big fan of Bydand’s limited-production wines for many years. Our team loves the wines and jumped at the opportunity to video Colin Gordon and Tim Beranek on their estate vineyard in Napa Valley. Bydand not only produces a delicious Napa Valley Cabernet, […]

Meet Napa Valley’s 100 PT Winemakers

Top Winemakers in Napa Valley

The Best Winemakers in Napa Valley Is wine made in the vineyards or in the cellar? Some of the finest talents in the world debate this point. However, most inspired winemakers lean towards making themselves invisible in the wine—their talent is entirely versed in detecting subtleties in the vineyard or the vintage, adapting to it […]

Wine of The Year

2018 Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Signature’ Napa Valley   The #1 Wine of 2020 is the 2018 Chappellet ‘Signature’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley When Donn and Molly Chappellet founded Chappellet Vineyard in 1967, their goal was to create world-class wines with the depth, complexity and character of the finest first growth Bordeaux. Unlike the other great […]

Wine Spectrum Top 100 Wines of 2020 – Press Release

  America’s Fine Wine Purveyor—Wine Spectrum Announces 2020’s Top 100 Wines Each year Wine Spectrum reveals its Top 100 Wine List—experienced wine buyers (sommeliers, former wine buyers and directors) select the most exciting wines from thousands of wines they’ve evaluated during the course of the year. Wine Spectrum’s 2020 Top 100 honors the ‘best-of-the-best’ wines—a […]

Top 100 Wines of 2020—Full List

  Each year Wine Spectrum reveals its Top 100 Wine List—experienced wine buyers (sommeliers, former wine buyers and directors) select the most exciting wines from thousands of wines they’ve evaluated during the course of the year. Wine Spectrum’s 2020 Top 100 honors the ‘best-of-the-best’ wines—a diverse group ranging from Napa Valley and Sonoma County icons […]

Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

People eating and pouring wine.

Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Primer Tis’ the season to gather, give thanks and enjoy good food and wine. The key to any special gathering is being a great host and thoughtfully selecting the food and wine for your event. Food and wine are the catalysts to bringing people together. Whether you’re planning a classic […]

Celebrating 30 Years!

America’s Luxury Fine Wine Purveyor Wine Spectrum, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary “Wine Spectrum’s combination of experienced wine advisors and our e-commerce arm— winespectrum.com work in concert to provide customers with the best of both worlds: personalized service as well as speed and efficiency in selecting wines” commented Founder & President Glenn Siegel.