#82: Focus on Wine Values Issue

  • Special Report: The World's Ten Best Wine Values
  • Operation Profile: An Upscale Restaurant With A Value-Driven Wine Program
  • 149 Wines Recommended


Below is a summary of Restaurant Wine magazine issue #82, published in March/April 2001. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking “Add to Cart” below.

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Featured in This Issue

Special Report

The World’s Ten Best Wine Values (by region and varietal or wine type). In this remarkable report, Master of Wine Ronn Wiegand identifies his top ten list of wines and wine types that present consumers in the USA the highest quality wines selling for $144/case or less from around the world. Want to get more bang for your buck (and make your guests even happier)? You won’t want to miss this article.

Operation Profile

An Upscale Restaurant With A Value-Driven Wine Program. This popular San Francisco restaurant has doubled its wine sales during the past four years, while upgrading its wine program. Here’s how it was done.

Wine Reviews

149 wines from 9 countries are recommended in this issue. Highlights include: top 1997 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons; a superb California Dolcetto; first-rate, limited production wines from Argentina; remarkable red wine values from Chile; outstanding Italian white wines; and a surprisingly good Moroccan Cabernet Sauvignon.