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The Year in Wine: 2010 in Review

Last year, the wine industry got back on its feet, while consumers bought a diverse array of good-value wines
Mitch Frank
Issue: February 28, 2011

Ask anyone in the wine industry about 2010, and they'll say the worst of the global recession is in the rearview mirror. But none of them know how far down the road full recovery lies, and about the only good thing they can say about 2010 is that it wasn't 2009. For consumers, however, that means there are still plenty of opportunities to buy great wines at great prices. An analysis of Wine Spectator's 2010 tastings reveals that the quality of wines on store shelves remains high and suggests that prices may remain low for some time.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 1, 2011.

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