With 2014 just a few weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing. So hosts everywhere are assembling menus, fretting about guest lists, and blowing their budgets on decorations. Fortunately, selecting wines doesn’t have to be stressful or expensive.
Each year, the wine world eagerly awaits Wine Spectator’s “Top 100” list.
Since 1988, the magazine’s editors have looked back over the wines they’ve reviewed over the previous 12 months to rank the 100 wines that most impress them “based on quality, value, availability, and excitement.”
“When I wrote the book,” explained wine merchant Kermit Lynch, “I thought the oenologists were going to take over.”