Australia's Benchmarks - 25 world-class reds and whites that define the country's best
Discovering France: The Southwest - Big reds, luscious sweet wines and surprising values flow from a beautiful land
Basking In Provence - Travelers to the south of France will find sun-blessed destinations for wine, food and all the senses
Mastering Madiran - Alain Brumont succeeds in making world-class wines from the obscure Tannat grape
The Wise Man Of Carneros - Larry Hyde helms one of the best vineyards in California
Napa Winemakers Cash Out - Three major acquisitions in 24 hours suggest a seller's market
Dining Out: Los Angeles: The Foundry on Melrose, Hokusai - Two dining establishments offer L.A. cuisine with a twist
Inside Wine: When Rot Is Noble - Botrytis is crucial to producing some of the greatest sweet wines in the world
Wine Auctions Show No Signs of Weakness - Record prices drive index up 6.8 percent in first half of 2007
Sonoma Shows Off Its Style at Showcase - More than $30,000 is raised for charity at live auction
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THE AUCTION ADVANTAGE Wine auctions pick up steam in the fall. Find out what your wines are worth in our Auction Price database, which tracks the performance of more than 15,600 collectible wines. Plus, get analysis of the latest auction results, check for upcoming sales and get advice from our auction expert.
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HARVEST REPORTS Discover great places to experience crush, plus hear about the 2007 crop straight from the winemakers as the grapes come in.
FALL ENTERTAINING Our recommended value wines and grilling recipes are perfect for a dinner party to usher in the fall.
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