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8 Best New Releases from Australia

All rated 96 points and higher....

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Bordeaux 2017 Preview Report: The Gemini Wines

If you’re a Gemini like me, perhaps you know the story behind the twins that symbolize this astrological sign. In versions of Greek and Roman mythology, Leda, the Queen of Sparta, gave birth to two sets of twins; one set had a mortal father, and the other set was sired by none other than Zeus (disguised as a swan). As they grew up, a brother from each set of twins became the best of friends: Pollux, who was immortal, and...

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Top 5 New Releases from Gallo

And they’re all rated 93+ points and higher....

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7 100-Point Wines From Our Latest Issue

Our latest Wine Advocate Interim Issue is packed with wines that are nothing short of profound. For starters, our Burgundy reviewer William Kelley took the opportunity to visit Domaine Leroy to taste through the 2015s in bottle, and his verdict is not surprising: “My February visit ranks as one of the greatest tastings of my life.”  Here, seven wines from the March Interim Issue—including three from Kelley’s report—rated 100 points.  2016 Weingut Markus Molitor • Riesling Bernkasteler Doctor Auslese ***...

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8 New York City Restaurant Openings to Know

More spots to suggest the next time someone asks you where to go for dinner....

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7 Excellent New Releases From New Zealand

All rated 93 points and higher....

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Bordeaux 2017: An Early View

Our EIC is already making her way through the region....

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8 Best Wines from Rioja In Our Latest Issue

One of them is 100 points....

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What Hollywood A-Listers Ate at the 2018 Academy Awards

Find out what celebrities snacked on after attending the entertainment industry's biggest awards show of the year....

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5 100-Point Wines from Issue 235

Over 2,300 wines were tasted in Wine Advocate Issue 235, and while many of them are outstanding, a handful—five, to be exact—received the top score. Editor-in-chief Lisa Perrotti-Brown had a fruitful visit with Pierre Seillan of Vérité, awarding the 2015 Le Désir a perfect 100-point score. “I cannot stress enough how truly singular the wines of Vérité are,” she says. “This makes sense when you consider the far-flung vineyard locations in Knights Valley, Bennett Valley, Alexander Valley and Chalk Hill,...

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