In the April 30, 2006 Issue

Italian Cuisine


Cellar Notes: 2004 Northern Rhône Preview - Cellar notes from eight top domaines point toward a potentially outstanding vintage

Chef Profiles

Gilt - With a little polish, this work-in-progress could become a shining star

True to Type - Germany's 2004 Rieslings show pure flavors and crisp profiles

2003 Vintage Port - A small crop yields great wines


The New Italian - American chefs sophisticate the ultimate comfort food

Building on the Past

Where To Eat - The New Italians

Old Meets New In Philadelphia - Historic neighborhoods are now home to a bustling contemporary food scene

South Africa Still Surging - Syrah and Chenin Blanc star as Americans discover the Cape

Wine Spectator Celebrates 30 Years - Founded in 1976, a newsprint tabloid has become the most widely read wine magazine in the world

The Wine Spectator Team

WineTalk: Lute Olson

Recommended Wine Choices for Featured Recipes



    Triple Play - Americans are mastering triple-cream cheeses


Fire Damages Silver Oak Winery - Napa producer loses almost $2 million of 2004 Cabernet

Wineries Cope With Warehouse Inferno's Aftermath

A New Team in Tuscany

Serving Port With Camembert? That Does Not Compute


Moderate Drinking May Protect Against Stroke, Regardless of Race or Gender, Research Finds

A Showplace for Kosher Wine


Lust for the Must

The Destiny of Wine Nations

How to Taste Coffee

Wine Spectator Celebrates 30 Years


Naples Winter Wine Festival Sets a New High - Charity auction raises $12.2 million, breaking record

New Record Set for Single-Owner Cellar - Acker Merrall & Condit's mammoth wine auction garners almost $11 million

Wine and Art: Vintage Posters Set Auction Record

Auction Index Rises Again in the Second Half of 2005

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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