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Insider Weekly: April 22 Edition

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Insider Weekly: April 22 Edition

Zesty Zinfandels and lithe California Chardonnays shine in recent blind tastings. Also featured are expressive Brunellos di Montalcino and flavorful German Rieslings. Don't miss the 93-point, $20 Spanish red value pick and 4 Hot Wines, including an enticing white Burgundy.

Insider Weekly: April 15 Edition

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Insider Weekly: April 15 Edition

California Chardonnays from Kistler, with scores up to 97 points, and megahit Brunellos from the 2015 vintage steal the spotlight in recent blind tastings. Also featured are suave Grosses Gewächs (“great growth”) Rieslings from Germany as well as a muscular 91-point, $20 Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia. Don't miss our 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, including a 95-point cellar-worthy red.

Insider Weekly: April 8 Edition

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Insider Weekly: April 8 Edition

Stylish California Chardonnays up to 94 points and powerful, classic-rated Brunellos from Italy lead the pack in recent blind tastings. Also featured here are enticing Côte-Rôtie Syrahs from France, an $18, 91-point Malbec and this week's 4 Hot Wines, each scoring 95 points.

Insider Weekly: April 1 Edition

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Insider Weekly: April 1 Edition

California shines in recent blind tastings with expressive Pinot Noirs up to 94 points as well as opulent 2018 Chardonnays from Mark Aubert. Also featured are 8 Brunellos from the impressive 2015 vintage and a 93-point Spanish red for just $20. Don't miss our 4 classic-rated Hot Wines, which hail from France, Germany, Portugal and Spain.

Insider Weekly: March 25 Edition

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Insider Weekly: March 25 Edition

Seven outstanding Napa Valley Cabernets and elegant red Burgundies up to 95 points lead the way in recent blind tastings. Also featured here are concentrated California Chardonnays that bring in big scores, including a 92-point, $22 single-vineyard cuvée from Santa Barbara County. And don't miss our 4 Hot Wines—powerful 96-point Brunellos from the 2015 vintage. 

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