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Get a jump on highly rated wines before they sell out. Our editors bring you their most exciting finds from their latest tastings, with scores and tasting notes in this weekly member-only newsletter.

Read the October 26 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with classic and outstanding picks from Australia, Italy, France and California. The latest releases of Penfolds Grange and Tuscany's Masseto stand tall here. Sonoma Pinot Noir from DuMol and Patz & Hall display depth and richness, while stunning Champagne sparklers and muscular Rhône reds deliver Old World grace and power.

Recent Editions

October 19, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 95 points, here's a set of new releases, offering delectable selections from Italy, Spain, South Africa, Oregon and Washington. Distinctive Barolos from Luciano Sandrone and G.D. Vajra promise to gain in the cellar, while reds and whites from the Cape and Spain offer outstanding value. Pacific Northwest stars Domaine Serene, Bergström and K deliver flavorful bottlings from a range of grapes.
October 12, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a group of new releases, offering outstanding picks from France, Germany, Italy and Oregon. Vintage Champagne from Perrier-Jouët makes a thrilling aperitif, while Rhône reds from Jean-Louis Chave and Pierre Gaillard showcase depth and power. Oregon Pinot Noir from Evening Land and Bergström wow, and luscious German Rieslings beg for long-term cellaring.
October 5, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 95 points, here's a selection of new releases, with top offerings from France, Portugal, Oregon and Washington. Burgundy luminaries Louis Latour and Arlaud deliver standout reds, while stunning sparklers from Champagne's Piper-Heidsieck and Drappier entice. Chardonnay from Oregon's Evening Land offers alluring elegance. Two remarkable Washington wines come in at 93 points and cost $40 or less.
September 28, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 95 points, here's a group of new releases, with stunning red, white and sparkling styles from Southern Europe and the West Coast of the U.S. Italy's Piedmont takes the lead, offering elegant, ageworthy Barolos from Luigi Baudana and Attilio Ghisolfi. California giants Boars' View, Carlisle and DuMol impress, while Washington standard-bearer K delivers focused, powerful Syrah from Walla Walla Valley.


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