August 2001 Issue


August Tastings

August Tasting Stats

Top Ten Sauvignon Blanc

Best Values

Greek Wines

American Sauvignon Blanc


Vinho Verde

American New Releases

Imported New Releases

In This Issue:

Summer and Smoke

Taylor Antrim stops in at Mariposa in Windsor, CA, for fish fresh off the grill and some of Sonoma's best fish-friendly reds. Chef Raymond Tang provides recipes.

Summer Sparklers

Cool Down with Cava

Barcelona or Washington, DC? Paul Lukacs talks tapas and Cava, Spain's favorite sparkling wine, with chef Jose Andres of Jaleo.

The Pleasures of Prosecco

It's summertime when Prosecco corks start popping at New York's Follonico. Chef Alan Tardi tells the story on this Italian sparkler, with recipes for dishes to match.

Going Coastal

David Lynch heads down the Via Apulia from the Alps to Sardinia to scout out the best of Italy's cool coastal whites.

Athens in Astoria

It's Athens via the N train: Tara Q. Thomas explores the wine and food of the largest Greek neighborhood this side of the Aegean.

Historic Sonoma

Rod Smith traces the history of California wine, from Agostin Haraszthy to Zinfandel, all within sight of the historic town plaza.