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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
Hanzell - Vision
Eyrie - Climate
Ponzi - Establishing a Style
Williams Selyem - Terroir
Domaine Drouhin - Validation
Marcassin - The Frontier
Profiles in Pinot Noir: Today


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


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
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


The Pull of Place
Summertime Blues Cure
Pursuing Pinot Noir


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

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