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In the June 30, 2007 Issue

The Green Issue

Cover Story

Green Revolutionaries - West Coast Winegrowers Fight To Save the Environment
Green Revolutionaries: Bringing Back the Birds and the Bees - Vineyards cut the use of chemicals by enlisting the help of plants and animals
Earth-Friendly Winemaking - Wineries find innovative and simple ways to save energy, fuel and water
Green Revolutionaries: What It Means to be Green - A Guide to Decoding Environmentally Friendly Labels
Green Revolutionaries: Selected New Releases From Green Wineries
Green Revolutionaries: Earth-Friendly Winemaking - Wineries find innovative and simple ways to save energy, fuel and water


Tasting Reports

2006 Bordeaux Barrels: Against the Odds - Despite a difficult growing season, Bordeaux winemakers found success in 2006
Zinfandel Uptick - The 2004 and 2005 vintages see rising quality though styles vary widely


Exploring Bordeaux - A historic city is but the center of the world's most fascinating wine region



Tastes: Going Ape Over Coffee


Tastes: Spirits: Raising the Cane


This Issue/Marvin R. Shanken

This Issue: Our Green Issue


Change Is in the Air - Wineries are trying to offset greenhouse gas emissions
Up-and-Coming U.S. Wine Regions Hit by Freeze
Wine & Health: Red-Wine Antioxidant Kills Cancer Cells in Experiment
Flying Winemaker Lands in the Douro Valley
A Vineyard Manager's Best Friend?
Florida Finds No Direct-Shipping Solution


Tastes: IN THE KITCHEN with Sam Gugino: Try a Little Tenderness
Tastes: Wine Storage as Art
Tastes: Slick Grilling


Demon Alcohol?
Has Pinot Noir Become Boring?


The Pulse of a Collector - A surgeon builds a cellar that would get anyone's heart racing
Bordeaux Shines at Spring Auctions

Wine Talk

Wine Talk: Mick Fleetwood

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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BLOGS  Get the scoop on the topics of the moment from five senior editors-find out which wines to open now, which mailing lists to join and which restaurants to try.

2006 CALIFORNIA CABERNET  Plan your purchases in advance—senior editor James Laube previews the upcoming vintage, with top-scoring wines from barrel.

FATHER'S DAY  Check out our guide to making your dad's day. Hint: It involves a lot of great wine.

VIDEOS  After reading this issue's cover story, go online to meet some of wine's green revolutionaries:

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