By Dan Berger One of the strangest situations that ever occurred in the varied history of wine began roughly 25 years ago when points that were awarded to wines replaced storytelling as a way to sell bottles, and enjoy them. An article in Meini… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – … Continue reading “The Beverage of Conversation”
Volume XXII – Issue 20
Press Myopia: Case No. 33
An article in a recent Forbes Magazine, written by someone unknown to me, had a mildly intriguing headline: Australian Pinot Noir Is Ready to Make Its Mark Among American Wine Lovers Having been to Australia 23 times in the last 26 years, and k… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – … Continue reading “Press Myopia: Case No. 33”
Vin Sans Raisins
An interesting philosophical dilemma has arisen: Can you make wine that tastes just like a great wine without using any grapes at all? Indeed, what would this be called? Is it actually wine? Chemical (molecular) construction of the aroma and ta… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login … Continue reading “Vin Sans Raisins”
A Great Educator
Dick Russ was a wine educator who also happened to sell wine for a living. I’m sure he knew that he was positively impacting the lives of many people when he made various presentations to merchants and restaurant personnel—and not incidentally jou… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may … Continue reading “A Great Educator”
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