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SPRING ENTERTAINING Celebrate the warm weather of spring with a fresh new recipe from one of our favorite chefs, paired with our editors' picks of highly rated wines.
WINE AND FOOD MATCHMAKING In our "8 & $20" series, we show you how eight ingredients, pantry staples and an under-$20 bottle of wine can come together for a restaurant-quality meal. Get two new easy, tasty recipes each month.
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2015 BORDEAUX BARREL TASTINGS After several challenging harvests, France's famed wine region had a beautiful growing season. Will 2015 be a classic vintage? Which wines will be worth buying as futures? James Molesworth visits the region in late March to taste barrel samples of the young wines. Look for his blog posts for highlights from top châteaus. Plus, get his scores and notes for hundreds of reds, dry whites and sweet wines.
INTRODUCING OUR XVALUES APP! Wine lovers want great quality, but also value. To meet that need, Wine Spectator has launched its latest tool: the new, free Xvalues app, highlighting "extreme values"—high quality, widely available wines at affordable prices. This convenient, easy-to-use app for iPhones and iPads features a regularly updated library of Wine Spectator's latest reviews in several categories: top values for $12 or less, reds for $20 or less, whites for $20 or less and sparklers for $40 or less, plus seasonal and holiday picks. Before your next shopping trip, download Xvalues from the App Store!