February 2003


February Tasting

Tasting Introduction

Best Values

W&S Year's Best Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir


American New Releases

Imported New Releases

In This Issue:

Sake: Four Destinations
W&S tracks down four restaurants that are pushing the sake envelope:

Koi in Los Angeles
Ozumo in San Francisco
Clio in Boston
Jewel Bako in New York

The Big Chill
Chile's hottest new wine region happens to be its coldest: the San Antonio Valley, next door to the Pacific. Patricio Tapia investigates.

Adelaide Nights
Stuart Gregor goes out on the town in South Australia's wine capital, and comes back with some top destinations.

McLaren Vale
The wines are some of Australia's best, and so are the restaurants: Tara Q. Thomas tours McLaren's culinary hills and vales.

In from the Cold
Jordan Mackay looks into how one great vineyard and a handful of great winemakers brought the Santa Barbara region to prominence.