The pushback against En Primeur is getting stronger. British wine writer Oliver Styles joins the movement, writing, “I hope that one day it becomes self-evident that posting scores after wine prices have been released was the only consumer-friendly way of covering the Bordeaux barrel tastings.”
Gary Vaynerchuk writes this week’s business diary for the Financial Times.
Jon Bonné tastes some 2009 Sonoma Coast Chardonnays. They all sound quite tasty.
I’m not (yet) interested in trying asparagus wine. I’m intrigued, though.
In early February, I joined Brian Clark, Eric Anderson, Rusty Gaffney, Jay Selman of GrapeRadio to talk about the three-tier system, wine shipping laws, and how it all impacts consumers. We had a blast. The podcast was just posted, so please check it out!