Food & Wine Magazine Selects the Top American Wines

Elias Fernandez of Shafer Vineyards named Winemaker of the Year, Cayuse Vineyards chosen as most promising




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WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR:
MOST PROMISING NEW WINERY:
BEST NEW WINE SHOP:
BEST WINE IMPORTER:

BEST WINES UNDER $20 BEST WINES OVER $20
Sauvignon Blanc 2001 St. Supéry 2000 Rochioli Russian River
Chardonnay 2000 Columbia Crest Grand Estates 1999 Beringer Sbragia Limited-Release
Riesling 2001 Hogue Cellars 2001 Eroica
Merlot 1998 Waterbrook 1999 Swanson
Pinot Noir 2000 Saintsbury Garnet 1999 Merry Edwards Klopp Ranch
Zinfandel 1999 Ravenswood Vintners Blend 1999 Robert Biale Monte Rosso
Syrah 2000 Renwood Sierra Series 1999 Shafer Vineyards Relentless
Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 Chateau Ste. Michelle 1998 Quilceda Creek
Bordeaux-Style Blend N/A 1998 Joseph Phelps Insignia





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