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Read the April 17 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
California Chardonnay, white Burgundy and more up to 96 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., France and Hungary. The two greats of Chardonnay, France and California, face off with top-notch grands crus and legendary domestic producers. Excellent Pinots from Willamette Valley in Oregon deliver expressive flavors and solid structures, including one 93-pointer for just $30. Plus, get a taste of Hungary's most prized wine, Tokaji, a dessert style with incredible complexity.

Recent Editions

April 10, 2019 (PDF)
California Chardonnay, Italian reds and more up to 97 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., Italy and Spain. Get warm-weather-ready with these stunning whites from up and down the Golden State, including top bottlings from renowned producers. Italian gems from the country's two premier regions, Piedmont and Tuscany, impress with single-vineyard Barbarescos and overachieving Chianti Classicos. The crème de la crème of Spain is here. There's solid value this week, with 15 wines costing $50 or less.
April 3, 2019 (PDF)
White Burgundy, Brunello di Montalcino and more up to 96 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., France, Italy and Germany. In this edition, 16 excellent U.S. picks offer outstanding quality for $60 or less—check out these California Zinfandels and Oregon Pinot Noirs. A mix of Tuscan treasures offers elegance and structure, like latest-vintage Brunellos. From Burgundy, we’re shining a spotlight on gorgeous whites from Puligny-Montrachet, and don’t miss these top Grosses Gewächs bottlings from Germany. A total of 28 wines here cost under $100; one 93-point Pinot is just $27.
March 27, 2019 (PDF)
California Chardonnay, Rhône and more up to 96 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., France, Portugal and South Africa. New 2016 and 2017 releases of the Golden State's star white wine show elegance and depth. A mix from the Northern and Southern Rhône offers outstanding quality for under-$100 prices. Douro, Portugal's premier region, is worthy of a place in your cellar. Plus, don't miss these serious and distinctive South African bottlings.
March 20, 2019 (PDF)
Pinot Noirs from California and Oregon, and more up to 98 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., Italy and Australia. The two strongholds of American Pinot face off: California shows off treasures from Sonoma County, while Oregon highlights some of the best Willamette Valley reds from the 2016 vintage. A few top grapes from Australia come into the mix, for fans of Cabernet and Shiraz. Last but not least, 2013 Brunellos are here and will not disappoint, leading the way with the highest scores of this edition.

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