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In the Dec. 15, 2003 Issue

World Syrah

Features

Syrah Becomes a Superstar - The 2001 vintage succeeds in both north and south
The Rhône Valley - How a small band of vintners spurred a renaissance in this benchmark region
Australia - Down Under's premier red grape needed time, and luck, to gain respect
California - Plantings boom from north to south for the Golden State's new rising star
Best of the Rest - Rising quality and distinctive flavors from South Africa, Chile, Washington and beyond
Old World, New Wines - Spain makes impressive progress without sacrificing its past
Argentina's Dark Horse - Malbec is making a name for itself with dark, powerful wines
Malbec's Ancestral Home - Cahors clings to tradition while it steps into the future
Malbec's Ancestral Home - Cahors clings to tradition while it steps into the future
Not Just for Breakfast Anymore - The new wave of toaster ovens can also broil a steak and perfectly roast a chicken
Shepherding Winemaking Dreams in Napa Valley - No grapes? No barrels? No experience? Consultant Mark Herold, owner of boutique Merus Wines, is the man to call
New Wines New Faces: Villa Creek Cellars
You Can Take It With You - Winery cookbooks export wine country cuisine

News

New Anti-Bioterrorism Rules Could Hurt Wine Imports - FDA regulations may limit consumer choice
Is the Beer Gut a Myth? Study Finds Drinking May Not Lead to Weight Gain
In Study, Alcohol Not Linked to Parkinson's
Grapevine
Ducasse Opens Second Manhattan Venture
Consumers Tackle Arizona's Wine Laws
Battle for Australian Winery Ends With Hess Group as Winner
A High-Tech Scarecrow for Vineyard Birds

Columns

Syrah's Lessons to Be Learned
Taken by Surprise
Love the 2000 Bordeaux
Burgundy in 2010
Syrah Sensation

Auctions

Burning Desire - Yankee Candle founder Micheal Kittredge built his cellar from wax and wicks
Private Collection Brings $2.2 Million at Audlen Cellars-Sotheby's

The Buying Guide


The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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