In the Feb. 29, 1996 Issue

Traveler's Guide to Burgundy


The ABCs Of Burgundy: Enjoying red and white Burgundy is easy; fully appreciating them is an intellectual challenge

The Etiquette Of Great Expectorations

Unlocking Burgundy's Secrets: Tasting benchmark wines is the best way to grasp the region's diversity

Minitours: Four day-trips that take you to the great vineyards and historic cellars of the Côte d'Or

By Appointment Only: Tasting in a Burgundy cellar is a rare treat; here are 30 winemakers who will welcome you

Country Comfort: Hotels in Burgundy put you close to the vineyards

Great Temptations: Burgundy's best restaurants serve unexpectedly rich food for diners with big appetites and big budgets

Three-Star Dining: We seek out the six restaurants with three stars from Michelin and find them all worth a detour.

The Best of the Rest: We review 26 other restaurants in Burgundy, where local chefs and unique wine lists make an exciting mix

1994: A Year To Cheer: 1994 has all the right stuff to be a landmark year for California Pinot Noir - the best wines are rich, full-bodied and complex


Britain Raises Safe Drinking Limits

In a Dramatic Shift, New Federal Guidelines Say It's OK To Drink Moderately

Mouton-Rothschild Withdraws Its 1993 Artist Label

New Home and New Winemaker for Dominus

Sonoma's Chateau St. Jean Appears Headed to Wine World



If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Simi Goes Back to Its Roots

Wine Makes You Thin-Officially

Pent-up Demand Will Boost 1995 Bordeaux Prices


Extraordinary Measures: North Carolina wine community raises $53,000 at auction for ailing "wine lady"

Latest Auction Results: Late, great sales finish the '95 season in London

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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