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Insider Weekly: July 14 Edition

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Insider Weekly: July 14 Edition

This week’s Insider Weekly is the first of back-to-back California Cabernet editions highlighting wines recently blind-tasted at our Napa office. This opener includes the first wave of top 2018s as well as the last wave of late releases from 2017. Collection-worthy bottles from leading wineries including Abreu, Harlan, Bond, Larkmead, Hall, Lokoya and more are featured here, with scores up to 97 points. Don't miss our value pick, a 93-point, $70 Cabernet from the Diamond Mountain District, along with 4 classic-rated Hot Wines.

Insider Weekly: July 7 Edition

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Insider Weekly: July 7 Edition

Compelling Washington Cabernets from Quilceda Creek, Betz, Cayuse and more impressed in recent blind tastings. Also featured are remarkable Australian reds, suave Ribera del Dueros and pure New Zealand Pinot Noirs. Don't miss the $27, 93-point Italian red and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines.

Insider Weekly: June 30 Edition

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Insider Weekly: June 30 Edition

Harmonious California Pinot Noirs from Aubert, Brewer-Clifton and more are showcased here from recent blind tastings. Also featured are complex Châteauneuf-du-Papes and distinctive Syrahs from leading Washington producers. Don't miss the $16, 92-point California Fumé Blanc and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a powerful Cabernet blend from Chile.

Insider Weekly: June 23 Edition

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Insider Weekly: June 23 Edition

Bold Washington Syrahs and refined Sonoma Pinot Noirs set the course for recent blind tastings. Also featured are distinctive Chardonnays from Burgundy and chiseled Rieslings from Alsace. Don't miss the $22, 92-point California Pinot and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a 50-year-old, 97-point Port.

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