In the June 15, 2002 Issue

San Francisco

Features

Frozen Assets - With one of these ice cream makers in your kitchen, you can have it your way all summer long

Oregon's Burgundian Knot - Pinot Noir quality has never been better, but pricey single-vineyard bottlings proliferate

A Chilly Year for Zinfandel - Vintage 2000 is another tricky season

Inside Advice - Take it from a local: The best restaurants in San Francisco aren't all trendy, expensive or near your downtown hotel

Special Occasion Dining - Where you dress up and order the tasting menu

Luxury Hotels - It's a buyers' market for the best lodgings in town

Best Bakeries - Where to go for distinctive sourdough and more

Country Drives: The Other Napa - Discovering the quiet charms of low-key Carneros

Country Drives: Simply Sonoma - Easy driving in a lovely region that's chockablock with vineyards

Country Drives: Highland Wine Country - Toasting stunning views in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Bistros and Brasseries - Great food and wine in more casual surroundings

Bay Area Originals - Unusual places that help make this area special

Coffee Culture - There's a robust dark roast everywhere in the city that started the craze

Wine Shop wisdom - Great finds are easy prey in a city full of connoisseurs

Flavors of Italy - Tasting the heritage that made Bay area cooking great

Feedback: Opinions and Trends in Wine - The Best by the Bay

News

Wine-Shipping Battle Heats Up in Federal Courts - Judge overturns North Carolina's ban on interstate shipments

Grapevine

Wine and Health: - Study Provides New Insight Into How Red Wine May Help Fight Cancer

Manhattan Steak House Scores New Wine Bar

Wine on the Rise: - U.S. Sees 64 Percent Jump in Production in Midst of Global Growth

New Wines, New Faces - Veteran Mondavi Winemaker Expands Her Portfolio

Premier Cru Status Awarded to Several Vineyards in Burgundy's Côte de Beaune

Columns

Tree Hugging

American Beauty

Auctions

Italian Wines at Auction - A growth market emerges amid inconsistent prices

Portland Auction Flirts With Million Dollar Mark

Absentee Bids Propel Hot Lots Over the Top - March bidding roars as lots soar beyond estimates

Abilities Wine Tasting & Auction Finds Luck At 13th Annual

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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