hot 25 essential wines of 2016

The 25 Essential Wines of 2016

Meet this year's "Hot 25"—the bottles that represent everything we love about today's ever-expanding wine world.
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Crib Sheet: A Guide to the New Wave of Dry Champagne

Welcome to "Crib Sheet," your monthly shortcut to what's hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon ...
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Drinking with Ina Garten

Ina Garten has come a long way from her first drink at a Dartmouth frat house. In the latest "Drinking With," she ...
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Can Wine Save Our Fading Love Affair with France?

The France of our romantic reveries is dead—but a new France, embodied by young winemakers battling against the ...
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The American Nouveau Wines to Drink Now

The recent American adoption of the "nouveau" style long associated solely with Beaujolais continues. Zachary Sussman ...
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How Our Favorite Drinkers Do Thanksgiving

From cranberry-spiked Whiskey Sours to liqueurs of all types, a few of our favorite people share their Thanksgiving ...
Orange Wine

Crib Sheet: An Updated Guide to Orange Wine

Over the last 15 years, orange wines have gone from obscure to edging on mainstream, with winemakers from France to ...
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Six Rising Star Winemakers of Australia’s Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills—and, more specifically, the tiny town of Basket Range—has become ground zero for Australian wine's ...
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Australian Wine’s Return to Cool

After a swift rise and plateau, Australia is emerging as a hotbed for wine's avant-garde. In Jon Bonné's journey ...
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October’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and ...
Cocktail Recipe

PUNCH Turns Three: Our Favorite Stories from the Last Year

In honor of our third birthday, here's a look back at our favorite stories from the last twelve months.
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Alsace’s Tangled Path to the Avant-Garde

In Alsace, winemaking culture has historically veered towards the routine, but that’s beginning to change. Jon Bonné ...