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In the May 31, 2002 Issue

Values from Classic Regions

Cover Story

Values From Classic Regions - Our editors pick exciting and affordable wines from around the world
Red Bordeaux - Margaux's overlooked appeal
Napa and Sonoma Cabernet - The experience factor
Tuscany - Italy's red wine juggernaut
California Chardonnay - Quality bonanza
Australian Shiraz - Big reds from Down Under
White Burgundy - Chardonnay treasure hunt
Red Burgundy - Mission possible
Spain - Surverying an emerging country
Riesling - Terroir's true colors
Piedmont - Barbaresco's age-worthy Nebbiolos


Best Burgers - Fresh-ground beef of the right cut makes all the difference at the grill
New Wines, New Faces: Two Gentleman of Sonoma
Southern Strategy - Two dowager resorts take on the new century with a youthful attitude and world-class modern dining
Portugal's Exciting New Reds - Table wines gain in quality, and the Douro takes the lead
California Sauvignon Blanc - With quality on the upswing and summer just around the corner, there are plenty of well-priced wines to choose from
Simply Spring - An easy Italian-style dinner to enjoy with some of this season's best value wines
Feedback: No Jacket Required


Mondavi Buys Italy's Famed Ornellaia Estate - Napa Valley giant brings in the Frescobaldis of Tuscany as partners
Judge Overturns Virginia's Wine-Shipping Ban
Pomerol's Petit-Village Sold for $44 Million
Wine & Health: Wine-Drinking May Reduce Risk of Dementia in Elderly, Two Studies Find
Two Veterans at New Zealand's Famed Cloudy Bay to Strike Out on Their Own


Day of Reckoning
Are You a Good Taster?
Claret in Crisis?
Great Wines Under $40


Best Buys at Auction - To snare a bargain, you must first know how to spot one
Former Chef Thinks Outside The Barrel in Crafting Furniture
Sotheby's Raises Buyer's Premium; Christie's Holds Steady at 15 percent
The Quest for Collectible Wines Continues in 2002 - Calm bidding outpaces previous year with an active January and February

The Buying Guide

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