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Bourbon and Beyond - From its frontier roots in 18th-century Pennsylvania, American whiskey has grown to encompass a variety of styles and flavors. How whiskey became part of American culture, and where it’s headed
From Grain to Bottle - How whiskey is made
Whiskey Heartland - Touring the distilleries in beautiful bluegrass country is a delight for the senses
Tasting the Best - Notes on 34 select Bourbons, ryes and other whiskeys
Cocktails - Five classic recipes, and their modern interpretations
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Oregon Pinot Noir - Vintners have succeeded with a variety of styles in recent vintages, from ultradelicate to thick and rich
WineSpectator.com: More than 500 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: BONUS VIDEOS: Learn about Oregon's appellations, Pinot Noir styles and sustainable winegrowing practices with Harvey Steiman and some of the state's leading winemakers.
Pomerol Precision - At Vieux Château Certan, Alexandre Thienpont hones one of Bordeaux’s greatest reds
Pull-Out Vintage Card - Wine Spectator’s exclusive ratings for 40 top regions and varietals. Plus: An overview of how vintage ratings are made
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Year in Review: 2011 - Wine sales are growing, along with prices and quality
WineSpectator.com: Members can browse complete tasting notes for all wines reviewed in 2011 via our online Wine Ratings Search. To narrow down the list, select Expand Advanced Search and choose additional criteria, such as price, score, region or variety.
Fighting Fake Bordeaux - Copyright issues cause headaches in the Chinese wine market
Robert Lawrence Balzer: 1912-2011 - A pioneer in American wine writing
Business Briefs - Costco wins vote, Boisset bets on the south of France …and Monterey
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WineSpectator.com: Visit our 2011 Vintage Report section for more details and vintage analyses of additional regions.
The New Owners of Robert Mondavi’s House - Couple purchases home for less than $13.9 million asking price; deal increases Napa presence
Two Easy-To-Make Recipes for Valentine’s Day - Two delicious recipes to impress this Valentine's Day, with wines to match
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Burgundy's Bounce - Move over Bordeaux: Burgundy steals the show in Asia
Joachim Splichal’s L.A. Retreat - Los Angeles–based chef has created a casual oasis for entertaining
This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
Kim Marcus - Port on a roll
James Laube - Buying strategies
Matt Kramer - Wine certainties
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Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and Bobby Stuckey’s Roasted Pork Rack With Schioppettino - Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and General Manager Bobby Stuckey, Frasca Food and Wine, Boulder, Colo.
The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.
2011 VINTAGE REPORTS With the newest wines now aging in winery cellars, Wine Spectator’s editors provide an early look at quality in key regions across the Northern Hemisphere. And for on-the-go access to our vintage ratings for regions around the world, download our free app for iPhone, VintageChart+.
SUPER BOWL STARS Score big at your game-day party with our top-value wine picks to pair with fun and adventurous foods to entertain all your Super Bowl Sunday guests.
VALENTINE'S DAY Set the mood for romance with sedutive wines, sweet treats and dinner recipes that are sure to impress. Plus, chocolate recommendations, restaurants with great wine lists and more.
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