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In the Dec. 31, 1999 Issue

Top 100 of 1999


California Strikes Gold
Windy City Wine
Changing of the Guard at Williams Selyem
Black Star
High Tide
The New York Wine Experience
France Dominates Top 10 Wines of 1998
California's hot wines look to their roots
Bordeaux "super seconds" go to the head of the class
A new generation shakes up tuscany
Merlots test sommeliers' palates
Wine of the Year
Prestige champagnes show diversity of style
Through aging, wines can also transform
Wine and food on the cutting edge
Grand Awards Banquet honors Piero Antinori
Niepoort's Port vertical seduces with informality
Hog Wild
Wine Spectator's Top 100 At A Glance
The Top 100 Wines of 1999
The Highest-Rated New Releases of 1999
Eleven Years of Top 10s
Last Chance Bubbly
Togetherness in Tasting
Graduates of Wine


Four Bordeaux Châteaus Fined for Use of Wood Chips
A Trio of Firsts Signals Shift in South Africa's Wine Industry
DiRo¯NA Salutes 64 Award-Winning Restaurants
Grapegrowers of the Great Plains
Study Points to Potential Benefits of Alcohol for Heart Patients


Great Year, Great Wines
Paying the Price
Parting Thoughts
A Lifetime Of Wine


World Wine Web
Chianti Classico Estate Sale Rakes in $3.5 Million
Jean-Michel Cazes Raises Funds for Arts College
Auctions Show Higher Volume, Lower Percent-Sold Rates
Rusty Staub's Eighth Annual Auction is a Hit
Bids and Bubbly Flow Freely at AIWF Benefit
Partial Monty Performed at Paso Robles Festival

The Buying Guide

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