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Read the August 13 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)

The five 95-point wines in this Insider showcase the breadth of this report, with styles ranging from Washington Cabernet to Oregon Pinot, super Tuscan reds to German Rieslings—and more. Big names include No Girls, Quilceda Creek, Fontodi, Penner-Ash, Bergström and Joh. Jos. Prüm. Read more » (PDF)

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» August 6, 2014 (PDF)
Legendary Rhônes and cult Napa Cabernets deliver thrills in this Insider, with three 99-point knockouts. Collectors will find the latest Guigal "La La" Côte-Rôties and other classics from France, as well as Caymus, Harlan, Lewis and Bond out of California. Argentina and Italy round this out.

» July 30, 2014 (PDF)
Wine Spectator Insider Semiannual Report: Over 1,100 wines at 90-plus points from 15 regions have appeared in the Insider so far in 2014, including two 99-point heavyweights. Get the full list here, from California Pinot to top Bordeaux, plus plenty of value surprises.

» July 23, 2014 (PDF)
California Zins, cru Burgundies, exotic Sherries and more—this Insider spans a wide world of wines, up to 96 points. Check out the latest from Carlisle, Robert Biale, Ridge and Novy. Collector favorites from Leflaive and Bouchard shine alongside hot values priced as low as $15.

» July 16, 2014 (PDF)
Pinot, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot and more show fine form in California, France and Italy in this Insider, with wines up to 97 points. In California, De Loach, Belle Glos and Paul Hobbs deliver, while collectors can find the latest Ornellaia Masseto and grand cru Burgundy.


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