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Insider Weekly: Aug. 12 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Aug. 12 Edition

Famed super Tuscans—including Masseto, Ornellaia and Sassicaia—and smoldering 2017 Napa Cabernets dazzled in recent blind tastings. This edition also puts Washington Syrah star Christophe Baron in the spotlight, with outstanding reviews for new wines from Cayuse and No Girls. Don't miss the 91-point, $14 Spanish value, and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a lush Australian Chardonnay.

Insider Weekly: Aug. 5 Edition

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Insider Weekly: Aug. 5 Edition

Enticing California Cabernets from the 2015 vintage, harmonious Tuscan reds and vibrant Washington Syrahs all shine in recent blind tastings. Sicily's Passopisciaro gets this week's producer spotlight, and don't miss the $12, 92-point California Sauvignon Blanc and 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a stunning 97-point Napa Cabernet.

Insider Weekly: July 29 Edition

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Insider Weekly: July 29 Edition

2017 Napa Cabernet continues to impress in recent blind tastings. This issue is the final installment of a 3-part series exclusively featuring new Napa Cabernet reviews; this week's edition focuses on the latest Cabernets from star producers including Alpha Omega, Continuum, Diamond Creek, Favia and Joseph Phelps. Also included is a 92-point, $40 Cabernet from Scattered Peaks, and 4 Hot Wines with scores up to 96 points.

Insider Weekly: July 22 Edition

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Insider Weekly: July 22 Edition

New releases of 2017 Napa Cabernet took the spotlight in recent blind tastings. Wines from benchmark producers including Colgin, Dominus, Paul Hobbs and Schrader are here, as well as from the new To Kalon Vineyard Company, along with relative values like a 92-point, $55 Napa Cabernet from Orin Swift. This is the second edition of a 3-part series of Napa Cabernet reviews. Stay tuned next week for even more classic-rated wines!

Insider Weekly: July 15 Edition

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Insider Weekly: July 15 Edition

Late-release 2016 Napa Cabernets are the focus of senior editor James Molesworth's most recent blind tastings. You'll find big scores for star producers here, including Abreu, Bond, Dunn, Hall and Harlan Estate. There's relative value here as well, represented by a bright and juicy 93-point, $50 Oakville Cab. Don't miss the 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a profound 98-point St. Helena Cabernet.

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