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In the July 31, 2004 Issue



A Year of Destiny - The 2002 California Chardonnays are sensational
California Chardonnay 2002: $12 or - There are fine California Chardonnays at every price level
Mark Aubert - Racing to stardom
Paul Hobbs - Centered in Sonoma
Martinelli - Changing with the times
Magnificent Wines From a Flawless Vintage - Piedmont's Barolo delivers on its promise in 2000
Perfection in Piedmont - Five wines from the 2000 vintage score 100 points in Wine Spectator's blind tastings
Canada Finds its Napa - British Columbia's emerging Okanagan Valley has the makings of a serious wine region
Urbane Texas - Houston's sophisticated food and friendly wine pricing put the oil capital in the top rank
Nuts for Peanuts - An American icon gets spread on bread and mixed into Thai sauces
New Wines New Faces: Eric Texier
Second Helpings - When it comes to rating restaurants, judgement is more than a matter of taste
The Grand Tour Rolls Again - Wine Spectator's third annual series of tastings brings winemakers and wine lovers together
Changing of the Guard at Yquem - Famed Sauternes estate replaces family manager with head of Cheval-Blanc
An Insider's Perspective



When Culinary Cultures Collude - Food and wine industry leaders from Britain, France and the United States gather to eat and talk


Terlato Wins Wine Award
New Bar Gives Enophiles Reason to Smile
Take Sunlight, Add Red Wine, Get More Power
Chalone Could Become Private in New Venture by Three Wine Companies
High Court to Hear Wine-shipping Case
A Bit of Bordeaux in British Columbia
France Debates 'Super Appellations' In Bid to Win Back Wine Drinkers


Price Check on Cabernet
Leaving the Dream
Chardonnay and Barolo


The Bigger the Better - Large-format bottles attract attention at auction and at parties
California Winemasters Reaches New Heights

The Buying Guide

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