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In the May 31, 2009 Issue

Wine & Health

Cover Story

Wine and Health - Evidence continues to mount that wine drinking goes hand in hand with a healthy lifestyle. We take a look at recent studies and findings, including the latest on resveratrol

    Research and Findings - Over the past few years studies have revealed many potential benefits of moderate wine consumption, from fighting Alzheimer's to improving heart health


    Tasting Reports

    Austria's Alpine Magic - Winemakers best the weather in 2007 to deliver full-bodied Rieslings and vibrant Grüner Veltliners


    Party Planner - As the season of graduation parties and wedding celebrations arrives, we present expert advice on wining and dining a large group at home, with ease


    People - Napa winemaker Celia Welch Read more about Napa Cabernet specialist Celia Welch and her Corra project, plus watch a video visit to one of her Cabernet sites.


Charity - Els for Autism Pro Am raises more than $500,000


    Business - New York store owners face-off on wine sales Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.


    World - Australia assesses fire damage; Bordeaux looks to reduce emissions Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.

    Savvy Shopper

    Dining Out

    Dining Out - San Francisco For more than 4,000 dining destinations with Wine Spectator award-winning wine lists, use our free Restaurant Search.





    Travel - Douro destinations; special deals at Grand Award winners; the new La Toque Napa Get information on hotels, restaurants and wineries in major wine regions around the world with's Dining & Travel section.


    This Issue/Marvin R. Shanken



    Wine Talk

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

WINERIES FOR VALUE Check our exclusive, frequently updated lists of wineries that have produced the most values n the past year.

AUCTION ADVANTAGE Make sure you're paying the best prices at auction in today's market. Search our Auction Price Database, which tracks the performance of more than 12,000 collectible wines and read analyses of the latest auction results.

MOTHER'S DAY Indulge Mom with a luxurious lunch at home with the family. A top chef shares a delicious suggestion and we pick some great wines to pair with the meal.

SUMMER ENTERTAINING Memorial Day weekend kicks off the barbecuing season. Get one of our favorite recipes and a list of wines that stand up to bold flavors of grilled foods.

NEW: WHAT WE'RE DRINKING Ever wonder what Wine Spectator's senior editors drink in their free time? In our new section, they discuss the most interesting wines they've discovered lately. Check back often!

NEW ON Wine Spectator VIDEO Tune in each week for a new video. Here are some of the latest:


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