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Magazine Archives: Dec. 15, 2002

California Takes on the World

During the roaring 1990s, the Golden State challenged Bordeaux as the global leader in wine prices, but does it have staying power?
Kim Marcus
Issue: December 15, 2002

Is California's bubble about to burst? That's the question being posed with increasing frequency by leading vintners, retailers and restaurateurs across the United States. It comes after a decade of price hikes that have made California's top red wines some of the most expensive in the world.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2002.

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