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In the Sept. 15, 2003 Issue

In Pursuit of Pinot Noir

Cover Story

In Pursuit of Pinot Noir - For decades, American vintners have struggled to capture the essence of Burgundy's capricious grape; today, success is at hand

    Ponzi - Establishing a Style

Features

Pinot's Power Play - The excellent 2001 vintage shows off the grape's diversity in California

Santa Barbara's New Frontier - Santa Rita Hills cool-climate Pinot Noirs add an enticing new twist

World Flavors, American Wines - A wine-and-food matching menu from New York's MArch Restaurant

Inside Wine: Color - A red wine's color often indicates its style

Buddy Gebhardt Has Nothing But Friends - The New Jersey chef is an honest populist with a consuming passion for wine

Capital Dining - Washington, D.C. builds on its international dining scene

Robert Mondavi Celebrates 90 Years - Bash honors man whose name is synonymous with California wine

The Heat Is On - An endless variety of hot sauces can spice up any dish

Wine Talk: Tommy Lasorda

News

FedEx and UPS Liberalize Wine Rules - For winery visitors, sending purchases back home now easier

Bordeaux Hit by Fierce Storms, Hail

Consumer Victory: Appeals Court Overturns Wine-shipping Ban

Grapevine

Risk of Diabetes Lower in Young Women Who Drink Moderately, Harvard Study Finds

Vinexpo '03: Wine Show Faces Obstacles

Are Superior Wine-Tasting Abilities All in the Mind?

Atlantic City's New Luxury Casino Takes a Gamble on Food and Wine

EcoWineFest Spotlights Organic Wines

Columns

The Pull of Place

Summertime Blues Cure

Pursuing Pinot Noir

Auctions

Sonoma Sizzles at Showcase of Wine & Food - Auction and other events bring in about $400,000

When One Taste is Just Enough - For education or strategizing, less can mean more

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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