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In the Aug. 31, 2005 Issue

Restaurant Awards

Features

Award-Winning Wine Lists in 2005 - Wine lovers reap the benefits as Wine Spectator's Dining Guide reaches a new high
The Best Restaurants for Wine Lovers
Cru - Sophisticated dining shows off fine Burgundy in New York
The Greenhouse - New owners fill the cellar at a London landmark
Restaurant Michael Mina - An accomplished and well-traveled team launches its flagship
Robuchon a Galera - A treasure trove of great wine in China
Citrine, La Terza - New ventures from an established talent and a rising star
Blazing New Trails - New producers are making their mark in the Languedoc
Gérard Bertrand Aims High in the Languedoc - From the hills of Corbières, a former rugby star leads the pack
Minervois Makes Its Move - In southern France's Languedoc and Roussillon, a small appellation spreads its wings
When in Rome - How to wine and dine as the Romans do
A Rising Tide - California Sauvignon Blanc continues its turnaround
A White of Many Styles - California Sauvignon Blanc proves that one size does not fit all
Wine Talk: Fran Tarkenton

News

Demand Sluggish for 2004 Bordeaux - Unexceptional quality and a weak dollar contribute to a restrained market
GrapeVine
New Wine Scanner Detects Off Flavors
Retailer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Futures Fraud
Connecticut Wine Laws Expanded
Geneticists Uncover How Red-Wine Compound May Work to Fight Prostate Cancer
California Court Upholds Labeling Law
2005 Southern Harvest Snapshots - There's reason for excitement in every country

Columns

Sommeliers: At Your Service?
What Newbies Need to Know Now
Restaurants and Wine
Tomatoes - This summer favorite offers more variety and flavor than ever

Auctions

When Collecting Wine Isn't Enough - The world of antique wine accessories is wide and varied
Collecting Q & A
A Culinary Evening With California Winemasters Sets New Records
25th Napa Auction Sets Record of $10.5 Million - Celebrities, spectacular lots and big spenders bring new energy to event
Wine Spectator's Big Bottle Bashes - The magazine's annual parties get Auction Napa Valley off to a magnum-size start

The Buying Guide


The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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