A New Template?

By Dan Berger In a recent issue here, we spoke of how the advent of scores approximately 30 years ago began to shift the way many people in this world viewed what were being touted as quality wines. Quality once was understood as perfect struct… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back … Continue reading “A New Template?”

Symbiosis in Real Life

Turangawaewae is a Maori word pronounced “too-ranga why why.” It literally means “a place to stand.” It refers to Maori homelands that are sacred, places that the indigenous people refer to as ancestral and far behind the current generation. So… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If … Continue reading “Symbiosis in Real Life”

Tasting Notes

Exceptional 2012 Aldo Conterno Barolo, Cicala ($125): We normally do not review wines this expensive, but when I tasted it I asked the importer what the price would be. He wasn’t sure, but estimated about $160. (He was wrong.) After sitting with a… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”