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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, 2016 (PDF)
Wine Spectator’s Top 100 is the issue wine lovers anticipate, collect and refer to all year long. The Top 100 Wines are revealed in this exciting year-end issue. Plus, don’t miss our selection of 100 Top Values, along with tasting reports on Washington, Argentina and Cahors in France. Finally, reviews of new wine books, top new spirits and more.
December 15, 2016 (PDF)
Wine Spectator’s Dec. 15 entertaining issue features our annual Champagne tasting report along with pairing menus perfect for the holidays. Plus, great value sparkling wines from around the world. And don’t miss our fantastic gift guide that includes spirits, coffee and cheese.
November 30, 2016 (PDF)
Wine Spectator’s Nov. 30 issue features our annual tasting report on California Cabernet Sauvignon, with nearly 700 wines from the excellent 2012 and 2013 vintages. Plus, a fascinating profile on Joe Wagner, an ambitious young vintner who has already achieved tremendous success. Finally, delicious holiday menus with wines to match.
November 15, 2016 (PDF)
Wine Spectator’s Nov. 15 40th Anniversary issue looks back over four decades of the magazine and the world of wine. This commemorative issue includes nearly 100 pages of stories, photos, columns and incredible memories. It’s a must-read for all wine lovers!


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