Vintage Champagne and U.S. Pinot Noir up to 99 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans California, France and Oregon. The who's who of Champagne excellence is represented here, with eight vintages from 2002 to 2014—you better stock up now for the holidays! Plus, California and Oregon face off with stellar Pinot Noirs, including one 95-pointer for just $26.
October 3, 2018 (PDF)
Rhône gems, Burgundies, Zinfandels and Tuscan reds up to 98 points are in this week's Wine Spectator
Insider, spanning California, France and Italy. The Rhône is once again the star of the show, with reds and whites from Cornas, Hermitage and St.-Joseph. A handful of reds from California and Tuscany deliver high scores at affordable prices. You'll also find some solid buys from Meursault in Burgundy. A total of 10 wines here cost under $50.
September 26, 2018 (PDF)
Rhône reds, bubblies and Pinot Noirs up to 99 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, spanning California, France and the U.S. Rocketing reds from Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas steal the show here with incredible scores. Bubbly from California and Champagne powerhouses will get you ready for the holiday season. Plus, don't miss this selection of expressive Oregon Pinot favorites. A total of 18 wines here received 95 points or higher.
September 19, 2018 (PDF)
Rhône styles up to 98 points dominate this set of new releases, spanning Australia, California and France's Rhône Valley. In France, it's spotlight on Condrieu, the expressive, hedonistic white from the Northern Rhône. Legendary producers impress with their highest scores yet. Gorgeous Syrahs from all over California compete with Aussie Shiraz, alongside Pinot Noirs and Cabernets from Down Under—10 of these reds cost less than $50, including six at $30 or less.
September 12, 2018 (PDF)
There's California Cabernet, red Burgundy and more up to 98 points in this set of new releases, spanning France, the U.S. and Austria. Mighty Napa reds offer years of drinking pleasure. Pinot Noirs from the Côte de Nuits deliver great textures, with fruit and spice. A towering Hermitage leads the pack of Rhône delights. Plus, Austria's greats show the country's immense potential and diversity, at great prices.
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