Tweet After reading the latest issue of Practical Winery & Vineyard and seeing the term “trading down” misused by an un-named CEO no less than three times in one paragraph, I wanted to gouge my eyes out with my Dixon Ticonderoga 1388. Stop using it. Just stop. Saying that consumers are “trading down” right now [...]
Tweet My second review starts with the following words: A gorgeous dry white that was so aromatic and balanced that I thought it was an excellent example of Gewurtztraminer from Alsace, one of my favorite wine regions. Was I right? Click here to find out.
Tweet In my first lengthy missive on wine criticism, I went over the various flaws I see in the current system. In this post I’m going to outline a system that I believe takes the best of what has come before, and adds to it in innovative ways to create what I think is a [...]
Tweet There is a better way to review wine. It’s costly, time consuming and potentially embarrassing. No one will ever use it. Except me. I’ve always felt that wine reviews were lacking. Not because I’m sensitive to criticism, and not just because of the power of Parker or anything similar. What has always bothered me [...]