What are the wines that changed the way we drink? We know what it means for a wine to taste great, but what does it take to truly change the landscape of wine? Food & Wine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle takes a look at some of the world’s influential wines—ones that completely changed winemaking technique, heralded the birth of new regions or caught the zeitgeist of the times.
2009 Louis Roederer, Cristal, Reims
2018 Cloudy Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
2017 Orgo, Kisi Rkatsiteli, Kakheti, Georgia
2007 Château de la Tour, Vieilles Vignes, Clos de Vougeot
2015 Mas de Daumas Gassac, Rouge, l'Herault
2017 Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Volant Red, Central Coast