Vinous To Acquire Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar


Vinous, Nov 2014

November 18, 2014 (New York, NY) – Vinous announced today it has agreed to acquire Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (IWC). Founded in 1985 by Editor and Publisher Stephen Tanzer, IWC is the oldest independent, American-owned wine journal. Tanzer will join Antonio Galloni, Vinous’s CEO and founder, as a partner of Vinous and will be actively involved as Editor-in-Chief and a lead critic.

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2013 and 2012 White Burgundies

IWC, France: Burgundy

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

With the 2014 harvest well under way under sunny skies as I finished this article, but with the potential for thunderstorms over the next week, the size of the 2014 crop will come into focus soon

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Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc

IWC, France: Loire

Joel B. Payne, Sep 2014

I chaptalized for the first time since 2004, admitted Francois Cotat as we tasted his 2013s from barrel, "and also had a bit of botrytis at the end of the harvest

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Focus on Spain

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2014

Like most of the rest of northern Europe's wine-growing regions, Spain suffered through a cool, rain-plagued growing season and--in many regions--harvest in 2013

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The Best of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

IWC, New Zealand

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

What a difference a year makes!  Last summer the task of tasting well over a hundred 2012 sauvignon blancs from Marlborough was truly an acid test, as many of those wines were made from grapes that never ripened properly in a very cool, late growing season

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Tuscany Part 1: Chianti, Vino Nobile and Supertuscans

IWC, Italy: Tuscany

Ian D'Agata, Sep 2014

For all intents and purposes, when it comes to wine, Tuscany is a country all on its own, with myriad different microclimates, terroirs and grape varieties to sift through

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The 2014 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

IWC, South Africa

Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2014

The upcoming 30th annual Cape Winemakers Guild auction offers a unique buying opportunity for American wine lovers interested in picking up some scarce and distinctive South African wines

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Chablis 2013 and 2012

IWC, France: Burgundy

Stephen Tanzer, Jul 2014

With several large outside players desperately seeking top vineyards in Chablis, if not entire domains, and very little cru land available for sale at any price, producers in the region are enjoying a period of great demand for their grapes and wines

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2011 Bordeaux from the Bottle

IWC, France: Bordeaux

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2014

If I had to pick just one element that defines the Bordeaux reds of 2011, it is the transformative role of élevage

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Best New Wines from Australia

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2014

While many American wine lovers understandably believe that all this sprawling wine-growing region produces are critter wines in big bottles, there are signs that upper-tier Aussie wines have begun to gain a foothold in the U