WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Julia Child, who fell in love with French cuisine and wine while living in Paris, changed the way American cooks and eats. Here, some of her favorite chefs and collaborators share their best Julia stories—and impersonations! Some of the people you'll meet are Emeril Lagasse, Jacques Pepin, Thomas Keller, Judith Jones, Lydia Shire and Julie Powell, who wrote Julie and Julia, the basis for the movie released in August.
WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Chefs Emeril Lagasse and Thomas Keller each contribute their own versions of classic French recipes: Coq au Vin and Boeuf Bourgignonne. Then Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson and Owen Dugan pick their favorite wine pairings, based on Julia's recommendations. Learn which wine works best—and why. Bon appétit!
WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Tasting director Bruce Sanderson explains where Chardonnay grows best in Burgundy and the different styles in each appellation. Then join him as he compares whites from Chablis and the Côte de Beaune.
WineSpectator.com: Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.
WineSpectator.com: Keep tabs on the auction market. Website members can check our Auction Price Database, which tracks prices for more than 12,000 collectible wines, and the latest auction results. Also available is a free calendar of upcoming auctions.
WineSpectator.com: In recent blog posts, James Laube divulges his early take on 2006 California Cabernets, compares wine styles to fashion, and recalls a celebrity wine interview that was a bust. Join the conversation with other members.
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
RECIPE SEARCH Inspired to try some new dishes? Find hundreds of delicious recipes on our Web site, searchable by ingredient, food type and matching wine type.
RESTAURANT RATINGS Let us know what you think about our 2009 Restaurant Wine List Award winners. In our Restaurant Search, you can hand out stars and comment on places you've dined.
MY LIBRARY Save all your favorite online content to your own personalized page-recipes, restaurants, articles from our archives, quiz scores, even your top criteria for wine ratings searches.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND Get a great grilled-steak recipe, plus easy, wine-friendly accompaniments from the chef of New York's Strip House.
CHEF TALK Meet the people behind some of the country's top restaurants, and learn about their favorite food-and-wine pairings.
HARVEST REPORTS Once crush gets under way, we'll be providing updates on expected quality from the Northern Hemisphere's top wine regions.
2009 VIDEO CONTEST Creative with a video camera? You have until Aug. 31, 2009, to submit your original wine video to Wine Spectator's third annual video contest. The finalists will be posted on WineSpectator.com on Sept. 14, and you can vote for your favorite. The winner and honorable mentions will be revealed on Sept. 22.
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