April 1999
 


In This Issue:

Carneros Chardonnay

Rod Smith talks with a community of growers and winemakers who have turned the Carneros region into California's exemplary chardonnay AVA.


Jewels of the Danube

David Schildknecht hunts down top rieslings and gruner veltliners from Austria.


Chianti Classico: The New Super-Tuscan

Tom Maresca reports from Chianti Classico, where a new generation of wines is redefining the term "super-Tuscan."


Walla Walla

Bruce Schoenfeld visits this remote corner of southeastern Washington, where some of America's best red wines are being made.



Scotland on the Fly

David Lynch casts for salmon and trout in the Scottish Highlands, then fishes for the best single malt whiskies to complement the catch.


Exclusive Report:
The 10th Annual WINE & SPIRITS Restaurant Poll

What are the hottest-selling wines in America's most popular restaurants? W&S's 10th Annual Survey tracks the best-selling brands and varieties, and presents an overview of restaurant wine trends.


PLUS:

April Tasting Stats
Top 10 Chardonnays
Best Values Under $10
American Chardonnay
Austrian Wines
Tuscan Reds
LBV & Premium Ruby Ports
American New Releases
Imported New Releases