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In the Jan. 31 - Feb. 28, 2009 Issue

Editor's Picks

Cover Story

A Worldwide Search for Values: Top Values

A Worldwide Search for Values - Our review of 2008 and preview of 2009 cover wine regions around the globe

A Worldwide Search for Values: California

A Worldwide Search for Values: France

A Worldwide Search for Values: Italy

A Worldwide Search for Values: Around the World

A Worldwide Search for Values: Pull-Out Vintage Card


2008 Article Index

    This Issue/Marvin R. Shanken




    Savvy Shopper



    Wine Talk

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

EASY-TO-FIND WINES:  Don't have time to hunt down the right wine? Browse our new lists of high quality, inexpensive wines that are made in large quantities—so you're likely to find them at your local store. The lists are frequently updated, so check back often.

WINE SPECTATOR MOBILE:  For those who need wine-buying information on the go, our new mobile site for Internet-enabled smartphones, PDAs and other devices can be accessed at Search more than 206,000 reviews, consult our vintage charts or check your shopping lists and current cellar inventory on your Personal Wine List.

2008 VINTAGE REPORT CARD:  With the newest wines now aging in winery cellars, Wine Spectator's editors provide an early look at potential quality in key regions across the Northern Hemisphere and give each a preliminary grade.

SUPER BOWL SNACKS:  No matter who you're rooting for, host a winning Super Bowl party with wine picks that go with game-day fare.

VALENTINE'S DAY:  Oysters and the wines that pair best with them make for a romantic dinner. And coming soon, luscious sweets and more sensational wines to make your sweetheart's night special.

NEW ON WINE SPECTATOR VIDEO:  Tune in each week for a new video. Here are a couple of highlights:

EDITORS' WINE CHALLENGE:  Put your wine knowledge to the test against our senior editors, who are creating the questions for our latest biweekly wine quizzes.


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