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The Mondavi Continuum - Tim Mondavi charts a new course, with one wine and one purpose. An inside look at what makes the youngest son of Robert Mondavi tick, his big bet on Cabernet Franc, and what the future holds
California Cabernet Sauvignon - The 2008 vintage provides plenty of drinking pleasure, with quality just a step behind the stellar 2007
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Alphabetical Guide to California Cabernet - Scores and prices for the more than 525 wines tasted for this report
Alsace's Organic Edge - Sustainable grapegrowing and a standout 2009 vintage yield delicious wines from Alsace
Apres-Ski Park City - High in the Wasatch Range, Utah's glitzy resort town builds on success with top wining and dining destinations
The Moueix Method - Christian Moueix, the quiet champion of quality on Bordeaux's Right Bank, earns Wine Spectator's 2011 Distinguished Service Award
Zinfandel for the Ages - Old-vine vineyards are one of California's most cherished legacies, with some plots dating to the Gold Rush era. A guide to the best
Andalusian Revival - How one vintner is working to restore an ancient wine style in southern Spain
World of Wine - Changes in Burgundy; Sonoma’s leading hunk; Finger Lakes deal
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Emilio Estevez - Emilio Estevez swapped a showpiece cellar to become a vintner
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Glenn and Susan Rothman - Susan and Glenn Rothman’s cellar recalls their Italian travels
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This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - The power of blends
WineSpectator.com: In his latest blogs, James Laube shares updates from his most recent tastings and visits with winemakers, and he discusses hot-button issues in the wine industry. WineSpectator.com members can join the conversation.
Matt Kramer - Why appellations matter
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.)
Kim Marcus - Riesling's challenge
George Bumbaris and Sarah Stegner's Roast Duck With Vosne-Romanèe - Chefs George Bumbaris and Sarah Stegner, Prairie Grass Café, Northbrook, Ill.
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
CALIFORNIA CABERNET COURSE Learn from top winemakers and explore the state's important Cabernet appellations with Wine Spectator School's online seminar. Discover the differences made by price levels and growing regions. This and nine other courses are free with a WineSpectator.com membership, only $49.95 per year.
CALIFORNIA TASTING HIGHLIGHTS Check in on Mondays to get the latest reviews on hot new-release Cabernets, Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Syrahs and more.
NEW YORK 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.
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