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Read the February 15 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a group of new releases, with wines from California, France and New Zealand. Golden State Zinfandel impresses with racy flavors, while red Burgundies from top producers yield stunning results. M. Chapoutier's iconic Ermitage white trio is here, along with our top-scoring New Zealand wine ever.

Recent Editions

February 8, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 98 points, here's a set of new releases, with wines from Australia, France, South Africa and Washington. Reds, whites and sweeties from the Cape and Down Under show promise and diversity. Delectable Rhône styles from Washington stand alongside the best from Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Stunning white Burgundies dominate here.
February 1, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with great wines from California, Oregon, France, Germany and Italy. Golden State Cabernets and Willamette Valley Pinots deliver opulence and elegance from the United States. Racy German Rieslings entice. Stunning red Burgundies and Tuscan treasures offer the best of the Old World.
January 25, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 98 points, here's a set of new releases, with stunning wines from California, France, Italy and Portugal. Chardonnays from Sonoma leaders Arista and Marcassin entice, while white Burgundies command attention. Ageworthy Barolos and ultrarare Ports dating all the way back to 1888 deliver breathtaking power and complexity.
January 18, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with enticing wines from California, France, Germany and Italy. Dry Rieslings from Germany's Mosel region deliver racy acidity, while Italian reds from Sicily and Valpolicella offer power and structure. Pinot Noirs from California and Burgundy show two sides of this celebrated grape.


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