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In the July 31, 2002 Issue

Napa Mavericks

Cover Story

Napa Mavericks - Seven trailblazers who followed their dreams


Feeedback: Opinions and Trends in Wine - Good Wine, Bad Glass

A Buyer's Market for Chardonnay - 2000 is a very good vintage, and prices are attractive

Boston International - New England's leading city boasts new restaurants that offer flamboyant flavors from all over the globe

Hot Stuff - From mild and fruity to downright scorching, chile peppers can make all kinds of foods tingle

The Problem With 2001 - Bordeaux's newest vintage shows promise, but concerns about pricing cloud its future

Planning the Perfect Picnic - For a relaxed afternoon in the grass, pack simple foods and easy-quaffing wines



    The Beauty of the Brasserie - With his collection of historic Parisian restaurants, Jean-Paul Bucher is succeeding as both curator and capitalist


Bordeaux First-Growths Slash 2001 Futures Prices - Consumers show little interest in the young wines, despite a quality vintage

California Bill to Restrict Wine Imports Stalls


More Wineries Are Taking Screw Caps for a Spin

Wine and Health - Wine Drinkers Less Likely to Catch Common Cold, Study Finds

2002 Harvest Snapshots: Highs And Lows in the Southern Hemisphere

New Wines, New Faces - From Baking Spices To Cabernet Franc


Rhymes With DRC

Taking Sides

Pioneers in the Vineyards


The Class of Claret - 1982 Bordeaux stands alone as it enters third decade

Hollywood's "Culinary Evening" Auction Masters the Million Mark

High End Lots Remain Buoyant Despite Stock Market's Volatility - Classics continue to raise paddles and California cult wines rebound

Frenzied Bidding Warms Up "The American Riviera"

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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