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June 2020 Tastings
OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
Wine & Spirits recommendations start with a panel of our peers. We present all wines to screening panels composed of retailers, sommeliers and other wine-buying
professionals. We present flights of like wines in numbered glasses, revealing only vintage, appellation and variety-and price, if the wine is $15 or less. We then ask our
panelists if they would recommend the wine, and why. Our goal is to draw on a broad universe of tasters to help us decide which wines are worth recommending, and to
avoid the prejudices any one critic might exercise, consciously or not, against certain styles or types.
Our screening panels, run by a W&S editor, recommend, on average, 35 to 45 percent of the wines we taste. We then present all recommended wines
to the editor charged with reviewing that region's wines. That editor rates the wines based on the same limited information: only vintage, appellation and variety.
Our goal with those ratings is for each reviewer to provide you with a consistent point of view.
In the pages that follow, we present all the wines our editors have scored 90 points or better, as well as all the Best Buys-wines we have recommended that cost less
than the median price for their respective categories. Subscribers can access our online database, including all wines tasted and reviews of all recommended wines.

TASTED

RECOMMENDED

TOP WINES

BEST BUYS

234
70
260
137
55

113
34
118
71
18

77
24
60
46
13

38
3
23
7
6

25

15

10

2

150
429

75
174

52
69

23
40

1,360

618

351

142

YEAR'S BEST
US RIESLINGS, P. 44
RHEINGAU RIESLINGS, P. 50
US ZINFANDEL & MIXED BLACKS, P. 52
RIBERA DEL DUERO, P. 58
MAIPO REDS, P. 64

FOCUS
TOP 100 VALUES OF THE YEAR, P. 37
MINERVOIS, P. 63

NEW RELEASES
US WINES, P. 66
IMPORTED WINES, P. 72

TOTAL WINES
The Top Wine and Best Buy numbers are a subset of the
total number of recommended wines.

SOME MEMBERS OF OUR TASTING PANELS FOR THIS ISSUE
LA: Alex Davis, M. Georgina; Floreana Edwards-Younger, Angler; Maria Garcia, The Wine House; Jared Hooper, Faith & Flower; Nathaniel Muñoz, Bar Avalon;
Andrew Pettingell, Otium; Daniel Veit, Margot
NYC: James Conley, Keens Steakhouse; Michael Dolinski, Wallsé; Jonathan Eichholz and Alex Mares, The Modern; Emerson Ewald, Veronika; Hal Newell,
Harker House Wine & Spirits; Scott Hoffman, Gramercy Tavern; Valerie Masten, Hoxie Spritzer
The label reproductions that appear in our tasting reports are a form of advertising. After we complete our tastings and record the results, our marketing
team offers wineries the opportunity to draw attention to their reviews with label reproductions. There is no obligation to advertise, and our scores and reviews are in no
way affected by a winery's decision regarding advertising. Neither does advertising influence our selection of the wines we taste; our tastings are open to all. All bottle
reproductions in the magazine are purely editorial art.

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