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WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Meet Fred Schrader, who talks about starting out in Napa Valley 20 years ago, and winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown, who discusses their iconic wines.
WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO: Learn more about the Alsace region and its wines as Alison Napjus talks with one of the area’s top winemakers, Olivier Humbrecht.
WineSpectator.com: Planning a wine-country vacation? Get advice on which wineries, hotels and restaurants to visit in 17 major North American wine regions, in our Wine Country Travel tours.
WineSpectator.com: Keep up with breaking news as well as the people, places and happenings that wine lovers are talking about.
WineSpectator.com: Members of WineSpectator.com can view full notes of all the wines reviewed and save them to their Personal Wine Lists.
WineSpectator.com: WineSpectator.com: In his blog, James Laube explains what constitutes a 100-point wine, asks whether you care about having alcohol levels printed on wine labels and discusses one factor in the wine market's bottleneck. Join the conversation with other members.
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.)
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
TOP 100 COUNTDOWN On Nov. 15, we'll begin unveiling the Top 10 wines of 2010, followed by the complete Top 100 list. Visit WineSpectator.com on Oct. 18 for more details and a full schedule of the upcoming countdown. Don't miss out on this exciting event!
NEW WORLD WINE EXPERIENCE Can't join us for this year's great lineup of tastings and seminars? Our full coverage of the event will bring the world's best winemakers and chefs to you with photos, articles and videos.
HARVEST 2010 Find out what crush is really like, behind the scenes in our winemaker interviews. And don't miss winemakers' recipes for hearty harvest season meals to please a crowd.
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