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?”
My enthusiasm for the development of a new “great wine” template stems in part from my personal appreciation of different styles of wine, each of which illustrates a different idea, and that leads to different taste profiles. However, I am also en… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may … Continue reading “Symbiosis”
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”
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”
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