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July 2002 Newsletter

Food & Wine:

New on
New York Hotels

July is all about Wine!

Travel Specials:
Deluxe "Heaven and Earth" Trip

Hotel Feature:
Château Cordeillan-Bages

Hotels: A New York State of Mind

New York hotels are now online at! Now, finding the best hotel for your trip to the city that never sleeps is just a few clicks away! Search for accommodations by name, area, rating, category or feature with our easy-to-use search tool. There's never been a better time to take a bite out of the Big Apple! Check it out!

The French people's answer to stress is taking time to select their wine and prepare their food. This formula may not be the secret to their longevity, but according to Gayot wine contributor Randal Caparoso, the French attitude towards wine is a good indication that wine can serve a balancing, communal purpose in our lives. A votre santé!

Every square inch of France calls itself "the envy of the world," but when visiting Château Cordeillan-Bages in the Médoc wine country, you believe it! Gayot's globetrotting contributor Rubin Carson takes you on a tour of the grandest little manor in France. Take me there!
Travel Specials : Heaven and Earth
One could spend years trying to see all the most exotic and revered destinations in the world...or just hop a private jet for the Heaven & Earth tour: 11 cultural and architectural sights in 24 days!
All aboard!

Harvest is still a few months away, but the wine industry's whirlwind of summer tastings and festivals is in full swing! Mid-month welcomes L'Ete du Vin in Nashville, TN, featuring a tribute to the legendary wine house, Chateau Margaux. At month's end, Burgundy fans will have their say at the 2002 International Pinot Noir Celebration, located in the current Pinot Noir hotbed, Oregon. Got your datebook handy? Check it out!

Cookbook Corner: A Month of Sundaes

First-time author Michael Turback, a former restaurateur, piles the scoops high in this tasty tome. In addition to the mouthwatering, easy recipes, he serves as a loving biographer of the dish. But be warned: with 150 recipes, the book could really be called "Five Months of Sundaes"—but only if you limit yourself to one a day! Dish it up!

Santa Barbara is that perfect weekend getaway for Southern Californians: sand, sun and plenty of good food. Find out where the locals are dining and check out our picks of the hottest restaurants in town. Take me there!

More than 1,700 frank and witty reviews of restaurants, hotels, nightspots, shops and more. This seventh edition has been expanded to include a chapter on beauty, health and fitness—after all it's L.A., the beauty-fitness capital. Orange County, Santa Barbara and San Diego also receive extensive coverage!
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