Our 2016 F&W Wine Guide highlights 500 of the world's best producers. Here's a sample to introduce you to some of our favorites—the superstars and their more under-the-radar counterparts.
World Renowned: Marchesi Antinori
Insider Favorite: Badia a Coltibuono
A former abbey, this impressive Chianti Classico estate is now devoted to the secular pursuits of wine and food. Its Sangiovese-based reds stick to a classic style, with firm acidity and bright, fragrant cherry tones.
World Renowned: Louis Jadot
Insider Favorite: Domaine Faiveley
Recently this producer has made major purchases in Gevrey-Chambertin and Chablis and now controls a portfolio of some 350 acres—good news for wine lovers, as recent vintages have been among the best in years.