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Tasting Highlights: California Surprises

10 exciting new California wines that represent a broad range of the state's grapes and winemaking styles
MaryAnn Worobiec
Posted: January 26, 2009


We taste about 4,000 California wines each year in our Napa offices, but every week brings a new crop, and its own surprises. This group is unusual in that none earned outstanding scores (90 points or higher on our 100-point scale).

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