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November 2009


    Our Lifestyle Achievement Award
        Cheesecake Factory 
    The 2009 Hotelier of the Year
        Starwood's F&B Team


    The Bluies: The 2009 New Leader Awards


UpFront with SVEDKA Vodka

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A Unique Destination in Marin County
By: Daedalus Howell

Santa Barbara
Pinot Noir Redevelopment Project
By: Meridith May
In the Sta. Rita Hills AVA, the iconic Sanford& Benedict Vineyard has always received high acclaim. Now, Sanford Winery’s star site is on the verge of an even greater future
Hotelier of the Year
Starwood: Our Hotelier of the Year 2009
By: Lana Bortolot
Starwood F&B team Brian Abel and Michiel Bakker focus on the customer experience, earning them our 2009 Hotelier of the Year Award
New Leader Awards
The Bluies: Our New Leader Awards
By: The Tasting Panel Editorial Team
Meet the recipients of our Anthony Dias Blue New Leader Awards 2009
Lifetime Achievement Award
The Cheesecake Factory: Recipient of our 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award
By: The Tasting Panel Editorial Team
Russell Greene and The Cheesecake Factory: THE TASTING PANEL’s Ninth Annual Lifetime Achievement Award recipients survive an iffy economy with a long-lived, spiffy concept
Thirty Years of Redemption
By: Deborah Parker Wong
Kenwood's Jack London Vineyard is a California classic It’s not uncommon for a winery to be associated in some way with the famous or even the infamous, but few can attribute a vineyard site to one of ...
UpFront with SVEDKA Vodka
By: Rachel Burkons
SVEDKA takes vodka-lovers to the year 2033 and vodka's fun-tastic future
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