Winter 1999

In This Issue:

Introduction to the Buying Guide 2000

Winery of the Year Directory

W&S Calendar of Wine Events for 2000

Books of the Year

Tara Q. Thomas rounds up the best reads from a year rich with great reference works.

Spirits of the Year

What to drink when you're not drinking wine? David Lynch assembles a spirits short list from a bumper crop of new bottlings.

Websites of the Year

Taylor Antrim points and clicks the way to the most noteworthy wine-related web sites.

Professional of the Year

A tribute to America's young sommeliers.

American Wineries of the Year

In four categories: Multi-Source; Regional; Estate; Artisan

Sparkling Wineries of the Year

From California & Champagne

International Wineries of the Year

By Country & Region

100 Best Wines of the Year

100 Best Values of the Year

Mail-Order Resource Guide