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Our member-only newsletter previews the Buying Guide for the February 28 issue, including all of the Best Values, Smart Buys, Collectibles and Highly Recommended wines.

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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.

November 30, 2017 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s Nov. 30 issue features a comprehensive look at Tequila, exploring the people and places behind this popular spirit. The issue’s three tasting reports cover California Merlot; France’s Rhône Valley, spotlighting the exciting 2015 and 2016 vintages; and Cava, Spain’s distinctive sparkling wine.

November 15, 2017 (PDF)

Wine Spectator’s annual Nov. 15 California Cabernet issue reviews more than 700 wines. Plus, don’t miss our roundup of 150 values from around the world, rated 90+ and priced at $25 or less. Finally, a tasting report on France’s Loire Valley.


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