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WineSpectator.com: More than 140 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
WineSpectator.com: More than 380 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
WineSpectator.com: More than 230 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
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2009 BORDEAUX BARREL TASTINGS Is 2009 a classic vintage? European bureau chief James Suckling spent three weeks tasting in Bordeaux to find out. His full report will appear in our June 30 issue, along with exclusive analysis and extra features. But right now, members can read his on-scene blogs for the buzz on quality, prices and whether you should buy futures or wait until the wines are out in bottle. Plus, get scores and tasting notes for more than 600 reds, as well as dry whites and the sweet wines of Sauternes and Barsac.
MAPS OF MAJOR WINE REGIONS Look at almost any wine's label, and you'll find an indication of its origin. That's because wines are shaped by the places they come from. Our new online collection of Wine Spectator's illustrated maps covers the whole world of wine. Let them be your guide to a deeper understanding of the wines you enjoy.
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