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Heaven on Earth - Aubert de Villaine has guided Burgundy’s exalted Domaine de la Romanée-Conti decisively into the 21st century. An in-depth look at this historic estate, where Pinot Noir reaches its apex
Terroir and Transparency - DRC’s seven grands crus vineyards and the wines they yield harbor unique character
Auction Overachievers - The estate’s wines continue to command top prices at auction, outperforming even top Bordeaux
2007 Red Burgundy - After several vintages of rich, ripe reds, a cool summer in the region led to elegant wines more typical of the northern climate
WineSpectator.com: More than 450 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
WineSpectator.com: Learn more about Burgundy with our video interviews of vignerons, vineyard visits and tastings with Bruce Sanderson.
Chile’s Cooling Trend - Established warm-climate bottlings stand out, but a shift toward the breezy coast has new wines showing minerality and finesse
Austria Keeps Climbing - Tricky weather proved no problem, as vintners crafted a run of fine whites
Celebrate With Champagne - Whether you plan to host two or 20 revelers, a little bubbly is sure to liven up the gathering. We offer elegant edibles to match.
High-Tech Lists - Restaurants and wine bars venture to the cutting edge of electronics, with bottlings enumerated on tablets, touch screens and more
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Twitter’s Biz Stone - Social network pioneer Biz Stone explains his company’s charity wine project—in more than 140 characters
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Giving New Meaning to Green - Giving credibility to sustainability
Savvy Shopper - Refreshing whites and diverse reds
Dutch Treats Make the Rounds - Beyond the red wax
Making Your Martini Ecofriendly - Ecofriendly liquors
WineSpectator.com: Keep tabs on the market. Website members can check the latest auction highlights and track prices for more than 12,000 collectible wines in our Auction Price Database.
Burgundy’s Benchmark - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - Winemaking in Wyoming? Why not?
Matt Kramer - A call for full disclosure
WineSpectator.com: Don't miss Matt Kramer's new web-exclusive essays and lively online discussions. (Only members may post comments, but all visitors may read them.)
James Molesworth - Chilean vintners' surprising optimism
Chicken Fricassee With Citrus Confit - Chef Alain Ducasse, Le Louis XV, Monaco
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