Wine Spectator Advance: August 31 edition

Our member-only newsletter previews the Buying Guide for the August 31 issue, including all of the Best Values, Smart Buys, Collectibles and Highly Recommended wines.

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Recent Editions

July 31, 2021

Wine Spectator’s July 31 California Chardonnay issue features the excellent 2018 and 2019 vintages. Plus, a delicious four-course seafood-based menu paired with wines perfect for summer entertaining, along with rosé recommendations from around the world that offer convenient packaging options ideal for the warmer months. Finally, the issue’s tasting reports cover a new classic vintage for Brunello di Montalcino and the diverse wines of South Africa.

June 30, 2021

Wine Spectator’s June double issue covers the state of cannabis in California wine country, laying out the pros and cons of the existing cannabis regulations in the major winegrowing regions. Plus, a preview of the new resorts opening in Napa and Sonoma. And don’t miss our tasting reports on California Zinfandel and sparkling wines from around the world.

May 31, 2021

Wine Spectator’s May 31 issue features NBA superstar and serious wine collector Carmelo Anthony’s journey with wine. Tasting reports include Red Burgundy’s 2018 vintage, California’s Rhône-style reds and a roundup of the top wines and best values from Chile. Finally, chef José Andrés presents fresh produce recipes matched with Spanish wines for spring and summer dining.

April 30, 2021

Wine Spectator’s annual April 30 Italy issue features Tuscany’s Lamberto Frescobaldi as he leads his historic family wine company, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, into the future. Tasting reports include Piedmont’s classic-rated 2016 Barolos, plus the best of Italian Pinot Grigio and California Sauvignon Blanc. California also stars in our latest roundup of great values.

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