Since 1988, Wine Spectator's editors have been reviewing the best wines in the world.
In 2014, they reviewed about 18,000 new wines and narrowed their list down to a manageable 100 they deemed the most “thought-provoking.”
This year, the winner was surprising. Instead of the usual French or California bordeaux or chardonnay, the winning wine was a vintage port from Portugal — highly unexpected.
The ranking spans 14 countries (including the US) with an average price point of $47 (lower than last year’s $51).