The history of Zinfandel is checkered, as well as curious, mystical, and ultimately fraught with wrong turns, misunderstandings and improper decision-making by many wine makers as well as consumers. The latest news on the Zinfandel front appears … Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If you aren’t … Continue reading “The Inevitable Decline of Zin”
Volume XXII – Issue 26
The Over-Ripe Backlash
By Dan Berger Fads in almost all walks of life develop quickly, often without forewarning, and then either evolve into long-term trends or fade quickly, becoming mere forgettable blips in our social history. Writer Malcolm Gladwell in The New … Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If … Continue reading “The Over-Ripe Backlash”
Not a Fad or a Trend
Some movements are neither fads nor trends. The perfume Joy once was considered the most expensive and sought-after fragrance in the world, so much so that chemical knockoffs were widely developed. (I had a great-uncle who was a chemist who dev… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login … Continue reading “Not a Fad or a Trend”
Two exceptional German Pinot Noirs As unexpected and surprising as the following statement might seem, it is true: German wine lovers are some of Europe’s most passionate and knowledgeable red wine consumers and collectors. And that also means the… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If you … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”
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