Discovering Pacific Northwest Wine Country - A six-day journey takes you to the top vineyard districts of Oregon and Washington, where great wines, fine cuisine and homey lodgings are all part of the allure of the area's burgeoning wine culture
Map - Follow Steiman's route, including day-by-day listings of the best wineries, restaurants and accommodations along the way
California Chardonnay - The 2007 vintage offers great quality across the board, with Napa and Sonoma setting the pace as the state's winemakers pursue an increasing range of styles
The Old New Guard - Veteran vintners who are moving in intriguing new directions
Washington's Rock-Solid Reds - Look to this Pacific Northwest state for Cabernet and Syrah at reasonable prices
Summer Savoir Fare - Chef Laurent Tourondel's menu of seasonal produce and fruits de mer takes advantage of the grill for an informal dinner party
East End Options - Wine-friendly restaurants on the East End of Long Island
World - Women's wine-drinking preferences surveyed
Cheese - Matching California-made cheeses to the state's Chardonnays
Spirits - Warm-weather cocktails
Vintage Spotlight - 2007 Vintage Port barrels
Private Cellars - A collector emerges in France
James Laube - Barbecue for breakfast
Matt Kramer - Taking vinegar seriously
Wine Talk - Morten Andersen
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