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Get a jump on highly rated wines before they sell out. Our editors bring you their most exciting finds from their latest tastings, with scores and tasting notes in this weekly member-only newsletter.

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There's a Mediterranean flair to this set of new releases, with wines from France, Portugal, Spain, and California, up to 96 points. Powerful Napa and Sonoma Cabernets impress, gorgeous whites from the Rhône Valley's Châteuneuf-du-Pape and more shine, as do old bottlings of Port dating back to 1958, and the choicest Spanish reds from Rioja, Priorat and beyond.

Recent Editions

June 13, 2018 (PDF)
Old World and New World Rhône styles face off in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France and Washington, up to 98 points. California staples deliver top-notch Syrahs at value price-points, while the Rhône Valley offers an embarrassment of riches of Châteauneuf-du-Pape bottlings at sky-high scores. Washington Syrah, Cabernet, Chardonnay and Riesling shine. One 92-pointer here costs just $25.
June 6, 2018 (PDF)
There's a treasure trove of collectibles in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France, Italy and Washington, up to 97 points. These California Pinot Noirs and Zinfandels are ready to pop for the season. New releases of ageworthy Barolo and white Burgundy from the top sites are destined for your cellar. Plus, Syrahs from Washington shine.
May 30, 2018 (PDF)
Impressive bottlings with soaring scores are in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France and Spain, up to 98 points. California stars show off Cabernet's power and complexity, wines from Northern Rhône masters reach incredible heights, and Spanish marvels from Rioja, Priorat and beyond will please fans of the country's wines. A stunning 18 wines here received classic scores; three 93-pointers cost under $40.
May 23, 2018 (PDF)
Elegant, refined reds delight in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Italy and Oregon, up to 96 points. Pinot Noir lovers will be spoiled by these top-notch offerings from California and Oregon. Plus, Barbaresco's unique terroir is revealed in these single-vineyard bottlings. One 93-point Pinot costs just $28, and 35 of these wines are under $100.


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