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In the July 31, 2006 Issue



Prime Time for Châteauneuf-du-Pape - As a new generation settles in, quality surges in this historic appellation

Châteauneuf at a Glance

Nine Wineries to Watch - These family-owned domaines are helping lead Chateauneuf-du-Pape to new levels of quality

Touring Châteauneuf - Captivating restaurants and history abound, but powerful wines remain the top attraction

Washington's Red Wave - Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon dominate the top wines from this distinctive region

The Betz Factor - This pioneering Washington vintner knows his business inside and out

04 Chardonnay Richness from California - A smaller crop includes plenty of stars, as Sonoma struts its stuff

Campton Place, Silks - New faces to watch at two classy downtown hotel restaurants

Grand Tour Pulls Out All the Stops - New York and Las Vegas tastings feature hundreds of great wines poured by vintners and winemakers

Borgata Expands - No room at the inn? Start building

Wine Talk: Juan Diego Flórez


    Avant-Garden - Supper fare and summer sippers for backyard entertaining


When Winemakers Attack - As French producers' violent protests continue, solutions prove elusive

Napa Producer Declassifies Two Vintages

Red-Wine Compound May Be Good for the Gums


Education: The New Way to Sell Wine - Stores are welcoming all types of wine drinkers


Look Who's Talking

The 25-Watt Wine

This Issue: In the Vineyard; On the Web

Rib It - Wet or dry, Kansas City or Memphis, barbecued ribs bring the picnic to you


An Exceptional Crew - Investment-worthy Bordeaux offer good value

Good Thing Going - Established charity auctions break records with new and traditional tactics

Big City, Big Bottles: New York Auction Raises a Half-Million Dollars

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.


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