Upcoming releases, wine events featuring top European estates and links to our favorite tools, publications, and review sites.
U.S. Wine Events
featuring top European estates
November 29 – December 2, 2023 • New York, NY
A celebration of the wines of the Rhone Valley, north and south, featuring ~15 top producers and a series of events. The term La Tablée originates in the village of Ampuis in Côte-Rôtie and denotes the meal celebrating the end of the harvest (similar to Burgundy’s La Paulée).
January 31 – February 3, 2024 • New York, NY and Virtual
Hosted by Antonio Galloni of Vinous Media, this gala dinner and tastings showcase the wines of Barolo, personally provided by the proprietors of 15 top Barolo estates.
February 28 – March 2, 2024 • Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Johnnes’ renowned four-day Burgundy event during which guests sample current releases as well as older vintages that come from the most popular domaines along with food pairings prepared by some of the world’s finest chefs.
March 20, 2024 • New York, NY
The Consorzio di Barolo and Barbaresco is hosting the inaugural launch of the new vintages (2020 and 2021, respectively) with a grand tasting and gala dinner featuring 200+ top producers from these regions.
April 25-27, 2024 • Paso Robles, CA
Biannual event that gathers an international community to celebrate Rhône wines and winemakers. Wine tastings featuring over 150 international Rhône producers, seminars on the forefront of Rhône thinking, an exclusive live auction, delicious meals paired with Rhône wines, and above all – serious fun!
Next Date To Be Determined
Last held 10/23 • New York, NY
A three-day event during which tastings of the world’s best wines are conducted by the estates’ owners and winemakers themselves along with food pairings and a black-tie gala.
Last held 10/23 • New York, NY
Features a Grand Tasting of 30+ top producers of Champagne, a series of highly-focused seminars presented by the industry’s leading experts, two exclusive dinners, and a Gala Dinner prepared by a team of top chefs led by Chef Daniel Boulud, to which guests bring treasured bottles of Champagne to share with winemakers, like-minded collectors, and sommeliers.
Last held 9/23 • New York, NY
A chance to meet the people and taste the wines of more than 200 top producers from Italy, all selected by James Suckling himself and pouring wines scoring 92 points or more.
Last held 7/23 • McMinnville, OR
A three-day event during which Pinot Noir from around the world is paired with northwest cuisine.
Last held 6/23 • New York, NY
Discover magnificent wines and meet the producers from nearly 200 of the best wineries from around the world. Producers will show their top two wines, all selected and rated by internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling with 90 points or more.
Last held 4/23 • Hollywood, FL; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV
More than two hundred of the world’s finest wineries pouring one of their best wines at each stop.
Last held 3/23 • Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY
Open to the media, trade, and “Italian wine collectors,” a showcase of only the Italian wines that have won the coveted “Tre Bicchiere” recognition.
Last held 3/23 • San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Dallas, TX; Miami, FL; New York, NY
A walk-around tasting of over 70 Italian wine producers during which various factors of the wine and wineries are analyzed including wine quality, typicity and adherence to terroir, value for money, environmental sensitivity and ecologically sustainable viticultural practices.
Last held 1/23 • Various dates and cities
Traveling tour featuring dozens of the top Bordeaux chateaux tasting the most recent vintage (2020), with tickets for the public generally available from a local retail partner.
Postponed and Rescheduling for 2022 • New York, NY
Grand Tasting and Gala Dinner with owners and proprietors of 24 of Bordeaux’s top chateaux.
Last held 1/19 • New York, NY
Join Rieslingfeier winemakers, critics, and noted sommeliers for a German wine dinner and other events where the winemakers bring rare, back-vintage bottles directly from their cellar.
Last held 9/19 • San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Miami, FL
Discover magnificent wines and meet the producers from more than 50 of the best Argentine and Chilean wineries. Producers will show their top two wines, all selected and rated by internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling with 90 points or more.
Last held 4/22 • New York, NY
The ultimate insider wine experience, Matter of Taste combines a series of expert Master Classes as well as an exclusive Grand Walkabout Tasting featuring more than 300 “Reviewers’ Choice” icon wines of the world, all rated 93 points or higher.
Expected in Dec 2023
Publications & Reviews
- Burghound (Allen Meadows)
- Food & Wine
- Gargantuan Wine
- Grape Collective
- James Suckling
- Jeb Dunnuck
- Palate Press
- Purple Pages (Jancis Robinson)
- Robert Parker Wine Advocate
- Sommelier Journal
- View from the Cellar (John Gilman)
- Vinous Media (Antonio Galloni)
- Wine Anorak
- Wine Business Monthly
- Wine Enthusiast
- Wine Spectator
- Wines and Vines
- WineSpeed (Karen MacNeil)
- World of Fine Wines
Our Favorite Blogs
- 1 Wine Dude
- Andre Ribeirinho
- Chasing the Vine
- Colorado Wine Press
- Dr. Vino
- Feiring Line (Alice Feiring)
- Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog
- Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews
- Jamie Goode’s Wine Blog
- New York Cork Report
- NorCal Wine Blog (Fred Swan)
- On the Wine Trail in Italy
- RJ On Wine
- The Gray Report
- Vinography (Alder Yarrow)
- Wine Curmudgeon
- Wine Economist
- Wine Folly
- Wine Terroirs
- Wine Without Worry