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The Cooked and the Raw - In his journey from bistro chef to celebrated food-and-travel pundit, Anthony Bourdain has carved out a unique position in the culinary world. The bad boy of Kitchen Confidential now shares the stage with his gastronomic heroes—and a few of his targets. Through it all he has remained committed to broadening palates and expanding minds, using food to get to the heart of the people, places and cultures he visits
Curriculum Vitae - From his early works of crime fiction to cookbooks of classic French cuisine to TV cooking competitions, Bourdain’s output is as far-ranging as his tastes and travels
Bordeaux for the People - The 2012 vintage yields accessible reds at consumer-friendly prices, with the strongest showings for dry whites and Right Bank Merlot
WineSpectator.com: FREE: 2012 Bordeaux Alphabetical Listing - More than 780 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
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New World Rhônes - California Rhône-style reds and whites regain their footing with the plush and appealing 2012 vintage
WineSpectator.com: FREE: California Rhône Alphabetical Listing - More than 470 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
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Fourth-Quarter Analysis - Enormous growth for choice wines from Burgundy, Tuscany
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This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - South Africa's ascent
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Matt Kramer - New frontiers in wine
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James Molesworth - Bordeaux, hip again
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DRINKING OUT LOUD Thought-provoking, Web-exclusive essays from the irreverent Matt Kramer, longtime Wine Spectator columnist. Don't miss the lively discussions! (Only members may post comments, but all visitors may read them.)
LETTER FROM EUROPE Reporting from France, Italy and beyond, contributing editor Robert Camuto covers the eccentrics, innovators and traditionalists shaping the wine world.
WINE AND FOOD MATCHMAKING In our "8 & $20" series, we show you how eight ingredients, pantry staples and an under-$20 bottle of wine can come together for a restaurant-quality meal. Get a new easy, tasty recipe each month.
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