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Wine by the Glass Issue

Below is a summary of issue #68, published in Nov/Dec 1998. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking "Add to Cart" below.


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Special Report15 Crucial Elements to Consider Before Purchasing Wines by the Glass: a convenient checklist designed to help you maximize your purchasing--and sales.


How two different wine destination restaurants purchase their wines by the glass--one, a successful wine bar; the other, an upscale restaurant...


This Dallas restaurant features one of the most unique, improvisational wine promotions we have seen, which account for nearly 40% of the restaurant's total wine sales...

Wine Reviews

Domaine Carneros' new blend, Le Reve, is one of the country's best sparklers (pg. 13)...Clover Hill is one of Australia's top bubblies (pg. 14)...The estate Champagne producers from Terry Theise are outstanding values (pg. 14)...The '97 Indian Springs Semillon is terrific (pg. 15)...The '97 Pinot Gris from J Wine Company is first rate (pg. 15)...Echelon's '97 Pinot Noir is a top value (pg. 17)...Montevina's '96 Zinfandel is one of the best Zinfandel values on the market (pg. 18)...Sebastiani's '96 Old Vine Zinfandels are its best ever (pg. 18)...The '97 Tapiz Reserve Malbec is a great value (pg. 18)...For the price, it is hard to improve upon Lindemans' '97 Padthaway Chardonnay (pg. 19)...Errazuriz is now making some of Chile's most exciting wines (pg. 19)...1997 German Rieslings from Dr. Weins-Pruem, Schloss Lieser, von Schubert, Zilliken, Kruger-Rumpf, Johannishof, Schloss Saarstein, and Moenchhof are stunning wines (pg. 21)...Remarkable, inexpensive Italian reds are now appearing from the great 1997 vintage (pg. 22)...Castello di Brolio has a trio of superlative Sangioveses now available (pg. 23)...Villa Maria is a top name in New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc (pg. 23).

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