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California, Italy, Australia and Oregon offer up a buffet of wonderful wines here, from pioneering new styles to old favorites. Look to Saxum, Tensley and Epoch for California Rhônes, or Dal Forno and Zenato for Amarone. Oregon Pinots and Australian Shirazes round this out. Read more » (PDF)

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» December 10, 2014 (PDF)
From Barolo to bubbly, we've got some wonderful winter wines here. Stylish Champagne and Oregon Pinot lead the way, with Ruinart, Bethel Heights, Archery Summit, Domaine Serene and more. A diverse Italian set includes favorites from Antinori, Mirafiore and Ca' Marcanda.

» December 3, 2014 (PDF)
California, Oregon, Italy and Germany all contribute favorites this week, up to 96 points. Look for New World Pinot and Chardonnay from Donum, Evening Land and Torii Mor. Old World fans will find vibrant Barolos and Rieslings. Plus, 12 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.

» November 26, 2014 (PDF)
Oregon Pinot and Barolo rule this week, with classic expressions of both, up to 97 points. Look for Alexana, Brick House, Owen Roe, Massolino and the latest Gaja Sperss. We've also got Finger Lakes Riesling, Spanish favorites and Port, old and new. Plus, 11 wines under $40.

» November 19, 2014 (PDF)
California brings big reds—Cabernet and Syrah—to this Insider, from Pruett, Tensley, Antica and Orin Swift, while Oregon and Burgundy battle for Pinot dominance. Adelsheim, Big Table Farm, Méo-Camuzet and Bouchard are in the mix. Plus, find two 95-pointers under $50.


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