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Oregon on Top - Pinot Noir and Chardonnay shine in the exceptional 2012 vintage, revealing elegance, opulence and distinctive terroir
New York's Finger Lakes - A difficult 2013 yields mixed results, but the region's top grape succeeds once again
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Year in Review: 2014 - The facts and figures behind the 18,000 wines rated in the year just past
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James Laube - Battling bottle variation
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Matt Kramer - Embracing change
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2014 VINTAGE REPORTS With the newest wines now aging in winery cellars, Wine Spectator's editors provide an early look at expected quality in key regions in Europe and North America.
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