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Get a jump on highly rated wines before they sell out. Our editors bring you their most exciting finds from their latest tastings, with scores and tasting notes in this weekly member-only newsletter.

Read the December 12 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
California Syrah, red Burgundy and more up to 97 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., Italy and France. Rhône-style reds from the Golden State show impressive structure and complexity at attractive prices. Collectible red Burgundies highlight some of the region's best terroirs in Côte de Nuits, while Oregon Pinot Noirs show off distinct pockets of Willamette Valley. Plus, these Chiantis punch way above their weight, including a 93-pointer for just $19.

Recent Editions

December 5, 2018 (PDF)
California classics, Italian reds and more up to 95 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., Italy and Argentina. You'll find here a cornucopia of wines like Cabernet, Chardonnay, bubbles and more from the Golden State; expressive Nebbiolos that exude refinement and power; stellar Oregon Chardonnays that show the state's talent with the grape; and high-end Argentine Malbecs that will defy your expectations of the category.
November 28, 2018 (PDF)
California Zinfandel, Northern Rhône and more up to 96 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., France, Italy and Austria. A stellar collection of single-vineyard Zin cuvées hail from Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles and more. Cornas and Condrieu enjoy the spotlight, Riesling from Austria proves the ageworthiness of the category, and high-end Italian reds show rich, opulent fruit. The large majority of these wines cost under $100, including a 94-pointer for just $38.
November 21, 2018 (PDF)
American Pinot Noir, Italian reds and more up to 97 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S. and Italy. California and Oregon face off with more than 30 outstanding and classic Pinots from Sonoma and Willamette Valley. On the other side of the pond, elegant reds from Barbaresco also compete for your attention. Three 93-pointers here cost just $30.
November 14, 2018 (PDF)
American Pinot Noir, Riesling and more up to 96 points are in this week's Wine Spectator Insider, which spans the U.S., France, Germany and Spain. Diverse gems from California and Oregon, from Pinot Noir to Chardonnay to Zinfandel, are good contenders for your Thanksgiving table. German Rieslings that can age for decades are among the top score-getters. In the Rhône, it's spotlight on St.-Joseph, and Spanish reds shine with expressive fruit. Half of these picks cost $60 or less.

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