Category Archives: Varietals

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, […]

Wine Spectrum Brings You “En Primeur”

Chateau in Bordeaux

Enjoy Industry Insider Access To Legendary Wines Historically, Bordeaux wine producers, including all major châteaux, sold their wine “en primeur” or as “futures” (buying wine that is still in barrel). En primeur, which means “first” in French, is when châteaux present their wines and set prices. It takes place a few months after harvest while […]

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.

Cabernet Sauvignon and Meatless, Vegetarian, and Traditional Pairings

Cabernet and umami slider.

Recipe: Umami Sliders w/ Miso Mushroom Patties Today’s modern diet demands “out-of-the-box” thinking. Food & wine lovers can look beyond the standard Cabernet and meat pairing. Cabernet complements fish and vegetables as well! Some say the true test of a chef is experiencing how creatively they pair wine with meatless dishes. We’ve included ideas for […]

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