fined & filtered Wine&S & pirits contents august 2019 26 VOLUME 38 NUMBER 4 features 16 US SPARKLING EXPLOSION Patrick J. Comiskey explores the rise of artisanal, site-expressive sparkling wine in California and Oregon. 26 32 32 4 WINE & SPIRITS AUGUST 2019 SANTORINI BLUES Wines from Greece's white volcanic island have become as popular as the international tourism that threatens to overrun the vines. Tara Q. Thomas reports on one of the world's most distinctive wines coming of age. NEW CATALONIA Patricio Tapia heads to the coastal hills of Penedès, where growers are focusing on local varieties to fascinating effect. 22 SPARKLING TACO CRAWL The Wine & Spirits team hits the streets of Los Angeles with bubbles for camarones and carnitas.