#87: Restaurant Wine Awards Issue

  • Special Feature: Wine Marketer of the Year Award Winner
  • Winemaker of the Year
  • 188 Wines Recommended


Below is a summary of Restaurant Wine magazine issue #87, published in Jan/Feb 2002. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking “Add to Cart” below.

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Featured in This Issue

Special Feature

Wine Marketer of the Year Award Winner. Bill Edwards and his staff at this major restaurant company have helped upgrade the wine program (through server wine training, expanded selections, and wine samplings), and witnessed an increase of 20%+ in wine sales.

Winemaker of the Year

This California winemaker is currently producing some of the finest Pinot Noirs, Zinfandels, and Chardonnays in the state. Here, we focus on his superb Pinot Noirs.

Wine Reviews

188 recommended wines, from 11 countries, including exceptional Chardonnays, Cabernet Sauvignons, Syrahs, and Zinfandels from the USA; great value wines from Australia; several 1999 red and white Burgundies; 15 top value medium priced German white wines; 4 5-star (*****) Italian red wines (from Sicily, Calabria, Lombardy, and Basilicata); 25 excellent white and red wines from New Zealand, including 3 wines from New Zealand’s best winery.