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Our member-only newsletter previews the Buying Guide for the April 30 issue, including all of the Best Values, Smart Buys, Collectibles and Highly Recommended wines.

Recent Editions

March 31, 2018 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s March 31 Bordeaux issue focuses on the 2015 vintage, the best since the classic 2010. Plus, a fantastic travel story that includes châteaus offering lodging and dining. Finally, a tasting report on Oregon’s Willamette Valley, featuring Pinot Noir from the excellent 2014 and 2015 vintages.

February 28, 2018 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s Jan. 31 – Feb. 28 issue includes a complete list of all 1,317 wines reviewed in 2017 that rated 90 points or higher and cost $30 or less. Plus, our editors pick 60 wineries that consistently produce “Smart Buys,” affordably priced wines rated 88-plus. Finally, a tasting report on the Vintage Ports from the outstanding 2015 vintage.

December 31, 2017 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2017 are revealed in this exciting year-end issue. Plus, a tasting report on U.S. sparkling wines, along with holiday gift ideas for cheese, chocolate and caviar lovers. Finally, don’t miss our list of 100 top values, all of them rated 88 points or higher and priced at $20 or less!

December 15, 2017 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s Dec. 15 issue features Champagne, just in time for the holidays. Over 300 sparkling wines are included, with a focus on the very popular rosé Champagne. Plus, take an inside look at Major Food Group and its successful restaurants. Finally, Chappellet winery in Napa Valley turns 50 years old this year.


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