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Wine Spectator Insider

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 April 29 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
California Cabernet triumphs here, with exuberant examples up to 96 points. Tor, Realm, Chappellet, PlumpJack and Shafer all turn in fine expressions. Old World fans can find Rioja gran reservas and Rieslings of Germany and Austria. Plus, 14 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.

Recent Editions

April 22, 2015 (PDF)
This report spans Chardonnay, Grenache, Cabernet, Zinfandel and more, up to 96 points, from a world of top wineries: Kongsgaard, Aubert and the Prisoner in California; Horsepower and Cayuse in Washington; and Ramonet in Burgundy. Plus, 9 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.
April 15, 2015 (PDF)
We've got knockout reds and exuberant whites from the New World and Old, at up to 96 points. Washington brings the latest Syrah sensations from Cayuse and Reynvaan, while California Chardonnays include Kongsgaard, Kistler and Aubert. Portugal and Austria impress as well.
April 8, 2015 (PDF)
Brick-house California Cabernets, seductive Syrahs and regal red Burgundies reign here, at up to 96 points. Napa brings exciting picks from Pine Ridge, Round Pond, Rudius and Silver Oak, while the reds of Washington's Reynvaan stun. Collectible French Pinot rounds this out.
April 1, 2015 (PDF)
Reds from France, California and Spain all achieve 95+ points here, with Cabernet, Pinot and more in the mix. New World standouts come from Dehlinger, Coppola, Merry Edwards and Roar, while Claude Dugat, Louis Latour and Emilio Moro carry the Old World banner.


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