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Insider Weekly: Oct. 7 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Oct. 7 Edition

Alluring Barolos from the 2016 vintage and smoldering Châteauneuf-du-Papes were runaway hits in recent blind tastings. Also garnering critical praise were new releases from Champagne house Louis Roederer along with dynamic California Grenaches. Don't miss the distinctive 94-point, $38 Oregon Pinot Noir, and 4 Hot Wines, all 97-point selections from France and Italy.

Insider Weekly: Sept. 30 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Sept. 30 Edition

Blockbuster Barolos up to 97 points and refined California Zinfandels made big impressions in recent blind tastings. Not to be overlooked are expressive extra-brut Champagnes along with a spotlight on Loire Valley star Domaine Huet and its benchmark Chenin Blancs. Don't miss the 93-point, $32 Napa Valley Merlot and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a 97-point sparkler.

Insider Weekly: Sept. 23 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Sept. 23 Edition

Lush California Cabernets and powerful Barolos took center stage in recent blind tastings. Also earning high marks were harmonious Champagnes from Charles Heidsieck, Pierre Péters, Louis Roederer and more, along with vibrant California Sauvignon Blancs. Don't miss the 91-point, $22 Oregon Pinot Noir and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a stunning 97-point Italian red.

Insider Weekly: Sept. 16 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Sept. 16 Edition

Energetic Napa Cabernets from Howell Mountain and St. Helena impressed in recent blind tastings. A spotlight on Barolo star Paolo Scavino includes classic scores for elegant Nebbiolos. Also featured are sophisticated blanc de blancs Champagnes and tempting California Pinot Noirs. Don't miss the 91-point, $22 Malbec and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a 96-point Shiraz.

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