Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards program, which began in 1981 by recognizing wine excellence at 13 restaurants with our Grand Award, has grown along with the wine world. Since that debut year, it has expanded into three award categories that in 2014 collectively honor the wine lists of 3,748 restaurants around the globe.
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