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2014 Editors’ Picks - A year of discovery awaits, with 30 undersung categories beckoning wine lovers with distinctive bottlings and terroirs that are off the beaten path
Stellar Vintage Port - Near-perfect climatic conditions and improvements in the vineyards and cellars produced monumental wines from 2011
Oregon Lightens Up - The latest crop of Pinot Noirs delivers delicate flavors with moderate alcohol levels
A Spirited Dinner - Chicago hot spot fashions a hearty menu with cocktails to match
Rollin Soles' Roco - The cowboy philosopher charts his own path after helming one of Oregon's top wineries
Year in Review: 2013 - The numbers behind the 20,000-plus wines rated in the year just past
Pull-Out Vintage Card - The numbers behind the 20,000-plus wines rated in the year just past
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Shafer Hillside Select - The evolution of a classic Napa Cabernet
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This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
James Laube - Southern California's magical island
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Matt Kramer - How to silence a wine bore
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James Molesworth - New Year's resolutions
David Santos' Pork Belly, Egg and Potato Hash With Port - Chef David Santos, Louro, New York
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2013 VINTAGE REPORTS With the newest wines now aging in winery cellars, Wine Spectator's editors provide an early look at quality in key regions across the Northern Hemisphere. For on-the-go access to our vintage ratings for regions around the world, download WineRatings+, our free app for iPhone.
SUPER BOWL PARTY PLANNING The big game comes to the Big Apple and the Garden State, and it's time for a big party! Our editors share value wines and fun recipes to warm the bellies of your game-day guests. Plus, New York and New Jersey dining recommendations for wine-loving visitors.
VALENTINE'S DAY Everything for a night of romance: top sparkling and sweet wines, recipes to impress, the best chocolate, restaurants with award-winning wine lists and more.
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ADVANCE RATINGS Start the new year off right by getting the early scoop on the smartest buys and hottest collectibles from our editors' latest tastings.
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