Dirty Dozen 2019

Leonardo Erazo and Justin Decker of Rogue Vine in Itata

Forty-seven tasting notes on some of the most exciting wines being made today. Ali Cooper MW picks and mixes.

September and October in London see a maelstrom of wine-trade tastings. After the summer break, importers and distributors all vie to show their wares to customers and the media for the impending autumn season. For us commentators, deciding which tastings to go to can be troublesome, as often there are various appealing tastings held on the same day, and not always in close proximity. (See London, capital for wine.)

That’s one reason why I love the Dirty Dozen tasting, where 12...