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In the Jan. 31 - Feb. 29, 2004 Issue

Smart Buys


A Sleeping Giant Awakes - Argentina is finally delivering world-class reds from Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon
The Right Wines With Raw Food - Roxanne Klein and Charlie Trotter explore a culinary frontier
New York's New Wave - Restaurant openings continue unabated in every neighborhood
Beyond Osso Buco - Shanks appear in a variety of preparations and cuisines
Editors' Picks: Smart Buys - An insider's guide to uncovering terrific wines at reasonable prices all around the globe
Editors' Picks: Smart Buys A - D
Editors' Picks: Smart Buys D - O
Editors' Picks: Smart Buys O - Z

Tasting Reports

Syrah's Rising Tide - 2001 is another great vintage for the Rhône grape, while whites and reds improve too
Forging Ahead in Paso Robles - Justin Smith and Matt Trevisan part ways but are still at the forefront
Rhône by the Bay - Winemaker Jeff Cohn captures the reds and whites of Côtes du Rhône in California



Mr. Mayor - San Francisco's No. 1 wine-lover takes the keys to City Hall


Red Wine and Platinum Records - Rock singer Maynard James Keenan fills his cellar with great wines


Far Niete Owner Gil Nickel Succumbs to Cancer
Wine Spectator Publishes New Restaurant Guide
Copia Goes in for a Tune-Up - With attendance lower than expected, Napa's center for wine, food and the arts is making changes
The 2003 Vintage Roundup - Snapshot of expected quality in key wine regions
The Case of the Winning Kick And the Bottle of Bryant Cabernet
Wine Spectator Publishes New Restaurant Guide


Petite's Road Back
Streets Full of Water -- and Wine
The Benefits of Experience


Wine Talk: Mike Krzyzewski
Outstanding Bottle Conditions Propel Prices
Pinot Noir Auction Resurrects World Croquet Championship

The Buying Guide

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