California, Italy, Australia and Spain all contribute reds—ripe, expressive and powerful—to this report, at up to 96 points. Pahlmeyer, Friedeman and most of the 2013 Kosta Browne Pinots are here, along with Barolos, Barbarescos, intense Shirazes and stars of Ribeira.
May 20, 2015 (PDF)
This week's report has it all: New World and Old, blue chips and super values, and reds, whites and sparklers, up to 96 points. Big reds from Portugal, Washington and Italy complement stylish California Chardonnays and Champagnes, with 90+ point picks at as low as $10.
May 13, 2015 (PDF)
New hits and old favorites mingle here, with classic picks up to 96 points. A range of California Chardonnays from Loring, Rombauer and Failla compete with their Burgundy counterparts, while Antinori and Avignonesi elevate Italy. Plus, 12 wines at 90+ points and $40 or less.
May 6, 2015 (PDF)
California, Oregon and France bring some of their finest Pinots and Chardonnays to the table, up to 97 points, with the U.S. showcasing Peter Michael, Marcassin, Saxon Browne, WillaKenzie and Shea, while France posts up Montrachets from Bouchard and Ramonet.
April 29, 2015 (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.
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