Year in Review: 2021 By the Numbers

Year in Review: 2021 By the Numbers
Wine Spectator editors reviewed more than 12,000 new releases in blind tastings over the past year.
From the Feb 28, 2022, issue

Get the numbers behind the year in wine at Wine Spectator, where editors reviewed more than 12,000 newly released wines in blind tastings in 2021. And, despite trying times, wine prices climbed less than inflation and quality rose across the board!

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