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Insider Weekly: Oct. 20 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Oct. 20 Edition

Red Burgundies shined in recent blind tastings, along with enticing Australian Cabernet and Chardonnay. Also featured are expressive California Pinot Noirs and Southern Rhône reds, plus polished Australian reds and top-shelf Austrian dessert wines. Don't miss the $20, 93-point Chianti and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines up to 98 points.

Insider Weekly: Oct. 13 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Oct. 13 Edition

This week's Insider Weekly special edition spotlights top recent releases from Châteauneuf-du-Pape in France's Southern Rhône Valley. Covering the 2020, 2019 and 2018 vintages, these recently blind-tasted Rhône reds and whites demonstrate the appellation's hallmark power and concentration. Among the leading domaines featured in this edition are Clos des Papes, Janasse, St.-Préfert, Vieux Donjon and St.-Cosme. Don't miss the $43, 93-pointer, and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines up to 97 points.

Insider Weekly: Oct. 6 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Oct. 6 Edition

White Burgundies from Bouchard Père & Fils, Marc Morey and more stunned in recent blind tastings, along with rich Barolos. Also featured are structured Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs and concentrated Tuscan reds. Don't miss the $25, 92-point California Zinfandel and 4 Hot Wines, including a Chilean Cabernet.

Insider Weekly: Sept. 29 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Sept. 29 Edition

California Pinot Noir and Zinfandel impressed in recent blind tastings, along with rich Argentine Malbecs and stylish Northern Rhône Syrahs up to 96 points. Also featured is a spotlight on iconic Tuscan winery Tenuta di Trinoro. Don't miss the succulent $18, 92-point Sonoma white and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a 96-point Côte-Rôtie.

Insider Weekly: Sept. 22 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Sept. 22 Edition

This week's Insider Weekly showcases 36 newly released Barolos, all recently blind-tasted in our New York office. Covering the 2017, 2016 and 2015 vintages, these reds show off the structure and hallmark flavors of Italy's Nebbiolo grape, with muscular tannins and rich notes of cherry, mint, leather, tobacco and tar. Piedmont wineries featured here include Gaja, Pio Cesare, Vietti, Marchesi di Barolo and more. Don't miss the $38, 92-pointer, and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines up to 97 points.

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