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In the Nov. 15, 2004 Issue

California Cabernet


Sky-High Cellars - Aspen is passionate about great wine
Coming Home to Roast - Few things evoke hearth and family like the scent of meat in the oven
Thomas Keller's Triumphant Return - Restaurants in Napa Valley and New York showcase a culinary talent
A Life in Wine - Anthony Terlato earns Wine Spectator Distinguished Service Award
Wine Talk: Tony Danza
Change Comes to the Crescent City - Creole still rules in New Orlenas, and some restaurants are bringing it into the 21st century
A Century or More in California Wine - Four families mark milestones in the business
Los Cabos - Mexico's desert dreamscape delievers luxurious resorts, world-class golf and fine cuisine
Esperanza - A jewel connected to the land
Las Ventanas Al Paraiso - A serene retreat
One & Only Pamilla - Restaurants are the draw
Other Recommended Resorts
Golfing Los Cabos - In addition to great resorts and fine restaurants, this Mexican getaway offers plenty of beautiful, challenging courses
Viva Tequila! - A user's guide to Mexico's national spirit
Women Forge Ahead in California - A male bastion opens up after decades of hard-fought gains
Winery Executive: Barbara Banke - A strategic vision to help expand the Kendall-Jackson empire
Researcher: Carole Meridith - An academic who solved some of wine's biggest puzzles
Winemaker: Helen Turley - Working her way up and helping remake California wine
Trailblazers - Living the California wine dream
Marketer: Terry Wheatley - Connecting Sutter Home to the battle against breast cancer
California's Cabernet Conundrum - 2001 yields some exceptional wines, along with some that are less than inspiring
Revana Family - Building success from the ground up
D.R. Stevens - A new classic is born in Napa Valley
Gemstone - Polishing a jewel of a vineyard
Contrast in the Loire - The 2002 vintage offers purity, while 2003 delivers power
Domaine des Baumard - A benchmark for Chenin Blanc
Trends in Wine, Food and Dining - Check out the winners, as wine lovers cast their votes in Wine Spectator Online polls


Moderate Drinking May Keep Women's Bones Stong, Study Finds
France Starts Harvest Amid Anxiety Over Large Crop
Investigation at James Beard Foundation Prompts Questions About Its Mission
Call it the "Fleetwood Uncorked" Tour
Yquem Slashes Its Price For Release of 1999


Cabernet Milestones
Lost and Found
Cabernet Surprises in 2001


1994 Cabernets, the Time is Now - Vintage has appreciated well, but beware of corky bottles
Auction of Washington Wines Raises $1.6 Million

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