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In the Aug. 31, 2003 Issue

Wolfgang Puck

Features

Wolfgang Puck - Up close and personal with L.A.'s $375 million chef
Best Restaurants for Wine Lovers
Alain Ducasse at the Essex House - Perfection comes at a price
Atrio - Childhood friends build a great wine list in Spain
Le Cinq - In a Parisian palace, a Michelin three-star restores a great wine list
Picasso - An amazing home for the cuisine of Julian Serrano
21' Club - A former speakeasy becomes a New York City wine destination
Winning Wine Lists - As restaurant wine lists improve, Wine Spectator's Dining Guide continues to grow
Good Things Come to Those Who Wait - After four tough years in France's Loire Valley, the fine 2002 vintage begins to arrive
Summertime Sipper - California Sauvignon Blanc, a warm-weather favorite, offers crisp flavors and refreshing prices
Who Killed Haute Cuisine? - The dominance of the French in U.S. fine dining may be over
Splendor in the Grass - Grass-fed beef has great flavor, plus health and environmental benefits
New Wines, New Faces: Pax Wine Cellars
Boom Years May Be Over, But Napa Auction Gets a Boost
Wine Spectator's Annual Party Kicks off Napa Auction
Wine Spectator Returns to Sonoma for Magnum Party

News

Via Allegro - Raising the bar for wine lists in Canada
Hanzell Finds TCA Taint in Wines - Sonoma winery suspends sales of 2000 Chardonnay and 1999 Pinot Noir
Grapevine
States of Change - Around the country, new laws make buying wine easier
New Kitchens for Charlie Palmer
Moderate Drinking May Reduce Tumors in the Colon
Joe Montana Makes a Charitable Pass

Columns

The Myth of the All-Purpose Palate
Fine Dining Today
A Distorted Reality?

Auctions

Nantucket's Weeklong Celebration Sails On
Provenance Prevails From House to House in Record Fashion
Time is on Your Side - Don't wait for your wine to grow up; Go for instant gratification

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