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Advance Newsletter

Our member-only newsletter previews the Buying Guide for the March 31 issue, including all of the Best Values, Smart Buys, Collectibles and Highly Recommended wines.

Recent Editions

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.

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.


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