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José Andrés
Jun 30, 2011

José Andrés

"I made my career by feeding the masses," says José Andrés, "not feeding the few." Today, his true genius lies in an ability to combine earthy, homey food memories with extreme sophistication, and he has nine restaurants across the country to prove it.

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Cover Stories

Tales of José Andrés

Tales of José Andrés

America’s foremost Spanish chef is a storyteller at heart
Jun 30, 2011

Tasting Reports

New Zealand Broadens Its Range

New Zealand Broadens Its Range

Stalwart Sauvignon Blanc and crowd-pleasing Pinot Noir are yielding some ground to other food-frien…
Jun 30, 2011
Reversal of Fortune

Reversal of Fortune

After uninspiring early returns, the 2008 Zinfandels show they have what it takes
Jun 30, 2011
Revisiting 2001 and 1991 California Zinfandel

Revisiting 2001 and 1991 California Zinfandel

Now 10 and 20 years old, some of the wines taste surprisingly youthful
Jun 30, 2011
2010 Bordeaux: A Modern Classic

2010 Bordeaux: A Modern Classic

On the heels of the high quality 2009 vintage, France’s premier wine region offers powerful, …
Jun 30, 2011

Features

On the Château Trail

On the Château Trail

Despite its reserved image, Bordeaux offers friendly hospitality as well as plenty of great wine …
Jun 30, 2011

Departments

Letters

Letters

Jun 30, 2011
Roasted Fish with Chenin Blanc

Roasted Fish with Chenin Blanc

Chef Alfred Portale, Gotham Bar and Grill, New York
Jun 30, 2011

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

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FATHER’S DAY Treat dad to a special meal paired with his favorite wines. We share favorite recipes and recently rated wines to match, plus recommended restaurants with award-winning wine lists.

2011 SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE HARVEST REPORT A look at the vintage’s expected quality in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South America.

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