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The Magnificent Seven - Our new Grand Award winners are a trans-Pacific celebration of wine, with a Texas twist and a sure bet on the Strip
Alex, Las Vegas - A new headliner on the Las Vegas strip
Don Alfonso 1890, Macao - An embarassment of wine riches in Macao
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Hong Kong - A temple to Bordeaux rises in Hong Kong
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Houston - A Texas-sized wine list in Houston, aged in-house
RN74, San Francisco - A thousand Burgundies, by way of San Francisco
Rockpool Bar & Grill, Sydney - Pristine provenance uplifts a cellar in Sydney
Spago, Beverly Hills - A Los Angeles icon adds a winning wine list
Restaurant Listings - Information on our Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award winners in the United States and 60 other countries
WineSpectator.com: Free access to the complete Dining Guide, with full listings for all 3,743 award-winning restaurants, is available in our Restaurant Search which also allows you to select by location, award level, wine strengths, cuisine type and other criteria. WineSpectator.com members can also post their own personal ratings and share comments about the quality of their experience at these restaurants.
California Sauvignon Blanc - Sonoma winemaker Merry Edwards continues to set the bar for this refreshing and flavorful white
Outsized Success - How Palm Bay CEO David Taub built an empire of wine, from Cavit to Cornas
Battle Over Direct Shipping Heats Up - Congressional support grows for bill threatening direct shipping of wine
Drill, Finger Lakes, Drill? - Gas drilling nears the Finger Lakes
WineSpectator.com: Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.
The New Adventures of Steve Case - Steve Case’s post-AOL pursuits
Savvy Shopper - Sauvignon Blanc and full-flavored reds
A Source for Great Coffee - Fine restaurant beans, brought home
A Fresh Look at Summer - Summer cocktails
HOT SPOT: Julian Serrano: Spain in the Desert - Restaurant Julian Serrano
Ice, Ice Baby - Ice wine syrup
Home Rotisserie - Cooking rotisserie-style comfortably and neatly at home
Auction Napa Valley Raises $8.5 Million - Auction Napa Valley and our BYOM parties
This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - A lose-lose proposition
Matt Kramer - Syrah: I was wrong
WineSpectator.com: Don't miss Matt Kramer's web-exclusive essays and lively online discussions. (Only members may post comments, but all visitors may read them.)
Harvey Steiman - 2009 Oregon Pinot Noir
Chef Cesare Casella’s Zucchini Matuffi - Chef Cesare Casella, Salumeria Rosi, New York
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
RESTAURANT SEARCH Our complete 2010 Restaurant Awards listings, featuring the more than 3,700 restaurants whose wine lists earned the nod this year, is searchable in our free online database.
SOMMELIER TALKS Meet the people behind the great wine lists: Discover their favorite pairings and which wines make it into their own cellars.
2010 VIDEO CONTEST-CALL FOR ENTRIES Submit your wine videos to Wine Spectator's fourth annual video contest and you could win great prizes, including a pair of passes to the weekend-long 2010 Wine Experience. We are looking for short, original videos that are educational and entertaining. Our editors will select the best entries, and the finalists will be posted on WineSpectator.com, where viewers will pick the winner. The deadline for entries is Aug. 31. You can find complete rules-along with previous years' finalists-at www.winespectator.com/videocontest2010.
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VINTAGE CHARTS Faced with an unfamiliar wine? Or trying to figure out which wines in your cellar should be drinking well now? Consult our regularly updated charts, which rate vintages from 30-plus regions based on tastings of as many as hundreds of wines from each. Our charts include scores, descriptions of the wines' character and recommendations on when to drink them. Also available on Wine Spectator Mobile.
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