Quality Rating Scale
Stellar (95-100) A rare and unforgettable wine of astounding quality.
Highly Recommended (90-94) Very high quality. A special, well-made wine.
Recommended (86-89) Good to very good quality. Perfect for everyday drinking.
Not Too Shabby (80-85) If you see this wine on sale, it’s worth a try.
Pass (0-79) There are too many other fish in the sea, or rather too many other wines on the shelves.
Value Rating Scale
5/5 Exceptional Value
4/5 Very Well-Priced
2/5 Slightly Overpriced
Note- Prior to 6/24/12, wines retailing for $20.00 or under were rated on a 0-20 scale and wines retailing for over $20.00 were rated as either Stellar, Highly Recommended, Recommended, Not Too Shabby, or Pass. As of 6/24/12, all wines will be rated as to their quality and to their value on the above rating scale.