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Land of Plenty

California wine country is also fertile ground for fancy food—much of which can be mail-ordered for the holidays
Tim Fish
Issue: December 15, 2001

America's breadbasket may be the Midwest, but California wine country is fast becoming the nation's gourmet pantry, stocking home and restaurant kitchens with the staples of the good life, from mustard and olive oil to artisanal cheeses and foie gras.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2001.

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