Vivino ratings carry distinct advantages over expert ratings. Here are two:
With Vivino, wines have a wide range of ratings, so you know when you’re buying a great wine versus an average wine.
How much do Vivino ratings vary? Here is the distribution of Vivino wine ratings:
The average Vivino rating is a 3.6. Wines are normally distributed, in which it is increasingly rarer to find wines that are incrementally better or worse than a 3.6 wine.
A 4.0 wine is an 85th percentile wine: meaning that Vivino 4.0 wines are better than 85 percent of other wines out there, and only 15 percent of wines are better. Want to get an even better wine? Vivino 4.5 wines are 99th percentile wines: wines rated 4.5 and above are rare and extraordinary.
At Vivino, we know the rating of most wines on the market, thanks to over 24 million users trying and rating wines all over the world. Please join in the fun and rate wines, too. This helps us learn your taste preferences, recommend wines tailored to your tastes, and aid you in finding great wines.