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Read the January 21 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)

Here they are, your 2012 scores for the big boys of Bordeaux. Elite wines, including first-growths Margaux, Mouton and Lafite, plus Pétrus and Le Pin, are all in this report. Cabernet, Syrah and Zin from California and Australia round this out, with Carlisle and Bedrock in the mix. Read more » (PDF)

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» January 14, 2015 (PDF)
From California Pinot to Austrian Grüner Veltliner, there's plenty to chose from here, with picks up to 96 points. Look for Siduri, Lewis, Rochioli, Knoll and Mollydooker, as well as some Piedmont favorites from Gaja, Giacomo Conterno, Paulo Scavino and Massolino.

» January 7, 2015 (PDF)
While New World fans will find much to love in the Cabernets and Syrahs of California, Australia and Washington, this week's finest are the 2012 red Bordeauxs, with new scores for Haut-Brion, Cheval-Blanc, Trotanoy, Pavie and more. Plus, 12 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.

» December 31, 2014 (PDF)
Wine Spectator Insider Semiannual Report: Over 800 wines at 90-plus points have appeared in the Insider in the second half of 2014, including a quartet of 99-point powerhouses. Get the full list, from California and Oregon Pinot to top Rhônes, plus plenty of value surprises.

» December 24, 2014 (PDF)
High-flying classics and terrific values share this space, at up to 98 points. California Zins and Rhônes, Oregon Pinots, French Sauternes and the bounty of Italy fill this report, including Seghesio, Adelsheim, Roco, Rieussec and more. Plus, 17 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.

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