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  • The Top-Reviewed Wines of 2015

    As 2016 approaches, we look back at the best wines reviewed by our national operator/retailer panel in 2015. The panel this past year tasted and rated sauvignon blanc, malbec, merlot, rosé, and American cabernet sauvignons.... Read More »

Earlier Posts

  • Beer Reviews: A Lineup of Lagers

    For our second round of National Beer Panel reviews, we asked panelists to taste and rate lagers. These reviews include brief tasting notes, ratings and information about ABV and IBUs. All... Read More »
  • Merlot Magic

    Wine panelists review the popular red We asked members of our panel to taste and rate their favorite merlots. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating... Read More »
  • Cabs, American Style

    We asked members of our panel to review their favorite cabernet sauvignons from the U.S. (California as well as other states). As always, these selections include brief tasting notes,... Read More »
  • Ale To the Chief: IPA Reviews

    For our inaugural National Beer Panel reviews, we asked panelists to taste IPAs (India pale ales). These reviews include brief tasting notes, ratings and information about ABV and IBUs.... Read More »
  • Wine Reviews — Bouquet of Fine Rosés

    Rating System (92-100 points) A top-flight wine. Superior in taste and character and providing an outstanding price/value relationship. (86-91 points)A very good wine and an excellent value. A wine... Read More »
  • Whiskies of the Emerald Isle

    It’s hard to believe that Irish whiskey was a declining category at one time and rarely used in cocktails besides an Irish Coffee. Irish whiskey is now the fastest-growing... Read More »
  • A Roundup of Marvelous Malbecs

    We asked members of our national wine panel to start 2015 by reviewing some of their favorite malbecs. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and... Read More »
  • The Best Wines of 2014

    Our national wine panel recommends wines throughout the year, typically by varietal or season, and provides brief tasting notes, ratings and the wine’s retail price (which varies from store... Read More »

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