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In the May 31, 2007 Issue


Cover Story

Rosé Renaissance - Bubbly and still versions of this wine are gaining respect and new fans
Rosé: Recommended Sparkling and Still Rosés
Rosé: Rosés by Region - Profiles of six producers located in different corners of the world
Rosé: Rosé Comes to the Table - These versatile wines prove a serious match for food


Tasting Reports

Pinot Noir for Purists - The best 2004 red burgundies offer subtlety, charm and freshness
2005 Burgundy - A preview of this monumental year finds ripe, fleshy reds that show terroir in spades, plus high quality whites
2005 Burgundy: Estates to Watch


Continuing Education - It's graduation season, but there's no need to stress over your growing pile of announcements. The following gifts will start your favorite college grads on their journey to higher learning in the world of food and wine.


Buenos Aires Looks Within - The Argentine capital prides itself on its culture and cuisine



Tastes: Doing Good, Tasting Good


This Issue/Marvin R. Shanken

This Issue: Rosé on the Rise


Arrest Made in Huge California Warehouse Fire - 2005 blaze crippled dozens of wineries and left behind a $200 million mess
Wolfgang Puck Drops Foie Gras From All Menus
Drinking Alcohol May Halt Arthritis, Research Finds
Winemakers Protest Highway in Ribera del Duero
Phylloxera Found in Martinborough Vineyard
Rare LLC Trustee Ordered to Pay for Futures Sales Gone Wrong


Tastes: IN THE KITCHEN with Sam Gugino: Beyond Guacamole
Tastes: Under Pressure
Tastes: Le Pudlo Est Arrivé
Tastes: Las Vegas Hot Spot: Stripsteak


Mondavi's Fall From Grace
The Power of "Begat"


Finding Time for Good Wine - Handel Lee builds one of Beijing's premier cellars
Wine and Food Meet Sun and Sand - Sixth annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival pairs tasting and fun

Wine Talk

Wine Talk: Jonathan Grossweiler


Rosé Comes to the Table - These versatile wines prove a serious match for food

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

2006 CALIFORNIA CABERNET  Senior editor James Laube previews the upcoming vintage, with a list of top-scoring wines from barrel.

2006 BORDEAUX  Before you buy futures, read senior editor James Suckling's analysis and tasting notes from his barrel tastings of the latest vintage. Also, guest blogger Jean-Guillaume Prats of Château Cos-d'Estournel shares his insights during the crucial en primeur weeks in Bordeaux.

TASTING HIGHLIGHTS  Get a jump on the most exciting new wine releases with sneak peeks from our editors' latest tastings.

BURGUNDY VIDEOS  Learn to decode Burgundy labels; we explain the terms and appellations on the bottle to help you find top-quality wines. Plus, meet Erwan Faiveley, who is now running Domaine Faiveley.

VIDEO CONTEST  Win prizes by submitting your amateur wine videos to our first video contest and you may win a prize! Our editors will select the best videos, which will be shown on Wine Spectator Online. See complete rules and technical details.

MOTHER'S DAY  Show mom how much you care—find great recipes and wine matches for that special dinner you're preparing, or search for a wine-friendly restaurant in your neighborhood and treat her to a meal.

MEMORIAL DAY  Start your summer off right with wine recommendations and menus that are perfect for the outdoors.

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