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In the Dec. 31, 2003 - Jan. 15, 2004 Issue

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Schramsberg Sets the Pace - California's pioneering producer of sparkling wines has never followed the crowd
La Jolla Comes of Age - The once-sleepy coastal town becomes a destination in its own right
Portugal's Wild Winemaking Frontier - Exciting new red wines are being made in the upper Douro
Good Things Come From Small Parcels - Small-grower Champagnes offer quality and terroir
Angelo Gaja Shares Rare Single-Vineyard Nebbiolos
The Top 10 Wines of 2002: A Wine Lover's Dream Come True
The Rhône's Guigal Family Presents Historic Tasting
Celebrity Chefs Match Food, Wits
German Riesling Producers Show Off the Jewels of the 2001 Vintage
Tasting Eight Vintages of Rubicon With Francis Ford Coppola
Matt Kramer Praises Classical Chianti
The 2003 Wine of the Year
Top 100 Profiles (1-40)
Top 100 Profiles (41-100)
2003 New York Wine Experience - Vintners and winemakers from around the world poured their best as they rubbed shoulders with thousands of wine lovers
Christmas Breads - Holiday treats from Europe are leavened with tradition
New Wines New Faces: Nicholson Ranch


Gallo of Sonoma's Battle With TCA - Tests show taint in cellar and numerous wines
U.S. Wine Consumption Sees Biggest Increase in 10 Years
Red-Wine Compound Shows Potential for Alleviating Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema


TCA: The Enemy Within
My Wines of the Year
This Year's Top 100


The Commonwealth Collector - Virginia Governor Mark Warner has taken winemaking into his own hands
Large-Format Bottles Shine in October Sales
Auction Index Climbs 5 Percent in Third Quarter - PAced by classic Bordeaux bottlings the index rebounds

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