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Person of the Year 2003:
The American Soldier

 Portrait of a Platoon
 Photoessay: A Soldier's Life
 2003: In Memoriam
 2003: People Who Mattered
December 29, 2003 Issue
 

NOTEBOOK
 Taiwan: SARS Gets Loose
 Japan: Searching for the Stork
 Bhutan: Pax Interrupta
 Eulogy: Blas Ople
 Milestones
 Letters


GLOBAL ADVISOR
 Getaways: Own an Island!
 Style Watch: Best Boot Forward


CNN.com: Top Headlines
For decades, rosé has been scorned as the drink of wine illiterates. Universally, if unfairly, identified with cheap, rounded bottles of Mateus Rosé (apparently a favorite tipple of Saddam Hussein), it's now making a comeback in slick, new guises as winemakers attempt to second-guess a fickle market. Pinot Noir is no longer trendy, Riesling had a short-lived spell of cachet—rosé could be the new flavor of the month. Numbers from the Côtes du Provence region in France, one of the world's main rosé-producing areas, show that exports are on a steady annual increase.

The color of rosé...

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