The Top 100 Through Time

Few of the wines of the first Top 10 in 1988 have made the list in recent years, a result of scarcity and prohibitive prices 

The Top 100 Through Time
Senior editor Bruce Sanderson takes a bird's-eye view of the Top 100 over the past 34 years. (David Yellen)
From the Dec 31, 2022, issue

This year marks the 34th annual edition of Wine Spectator’s Top 100. Each year since 1988, our editors have assembled their list of the most exciting wines of the year just ending, with an eye to quality, value and availability. Senior editor Bruce Sanderon reflects on Wine of the Years over the decades. 

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