#88: New Developments in Wine Issue

  • Operation Profile: Local Restaurant and Wine Bar
  • Special Report: Italy's new IGT wines
  • 175 Wines Recommended


Below is a summary of Restaurant Wine magazine issue #88, published in March/April 2002. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking “Add to Cart” below.

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Operation Profile

This local restaurant and wine bar markets wine actively and consistently and has attracted a loyal customer-base. In this article, we examine the programs and tools its wine director has used to stay ahead of its competition.

Special Report

Italy’s new IGT wines. This category of regional Italian wines was created only in 1992, and already accounts for 35% of Italy’s total wine production. IGT wines are some of the most exciting, best value wines produced anywhere in the world today.

Wine Reviews

175 recommended wines from 9 countries, including 27 excellent IGT wines from Italy; top value American Chardonnays; 4 5-star (****) California Pinot Noirs; and a range of great values from Australia, Bulgaria, Chile, France, New Zealand, and South Africa.