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Top 100 - Our annual roundup of the year's most exciting wines
1998 Ornellaia—Wine of the Year - Italy rises to the top for the second year in a row
Top 100 Profiles - Sketches of the wineries that excelled with bottlings released this year
Triumph in New York City - The wine world reunites in the heart of Manhattan to elebrate the 20th anniversary of the Wine Experience
Serious Fruitcakes - Most of America's best fruitcakes come from—surprise—Texas
Switzerland's Surprising Wines - Long sheltered from competition, the Alpine nation's wines are now improving in quality
Back to Back Riches in Champgane - Outstanding 1996 and 1995 vintages offer contrasting styles
Gold Coast Tables - No connoisseur need go hungry or thirsty in the affluent
Feedback - Opinions and Trends in Wine To Ship (Direct) or Not to Ship (Direct)?
Wine Artifacts From Ancient Iran - Ceramics dating to the fifth millennium B.C. testify to wine's deep cultural roots in the Middle East
Good Eggs - This holiday season, domestic caviars come to the rescue of the endangered Caspian Sea sturgeon
New Standards and Revamped Mainstays - Original books and reissues for every wine library
California Supermarkets Challenged On Wine-Rating Promotions - Some shelf tags carried scores that didn't match the wines being sold
Wine and Health - Moderate Drinking May Improve Brain Health in Elderly, Study Finds
New Wines New Faces - Living on the Viticultural Edge
Sharing the Passion - Harry Gill offers the stars of his private collection to his friends and guests
Third Quarter Auction Index Holds Its Own - Fine-wine sales remain relatively strong despite uncertain economy
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