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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. Read more » (PDF)

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» 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.

» July 9, 2014 (PDF)
A wealth of selections from California and France—red, white and even rosé—impresses in this Insider, with picks up to 96 points. More exciting Pinot reviews are in, including Peter Michael, Foxen, De Loach and Goldeneye. In France, Provence and Burgundy show off their finest.

» July 2, 2014 (PDF)
Rich California Pinots meet the powerhouse Cabernets, Merlots and blends of Tuscany in this Insider, with picks up to 97 points. Single-vineyard stars like Vision Cellars, Siduri, Roar and Chalone all deliver here, while intriguing wines out of Spain and Argentina complete this report.

» June 25, 2014 (PDF)
California favorites and Australian icons deliver plenty to like in this Insider, with bold reds up to 95 points. Kosta Browne fans will be happy to see the reviews for the winery's Pinot lineup here, and collectibles Down Under include the latest Penfolds Grange.


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