“You can look at me as a fat old, happy Buddha,” explained Robert Parker, during a press conference at WineFuture Hong Kong.
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné concludes that “Sangiovese’s beauty is alive and well in Chianti — but not without a hunt.”
“In the ‘real’ world, remember, everyone drinks. No one tastes and spits.” In his latest Dacanter.com column, Andrew Jefford explains why “tasting without drinking is… a monstrous (if inevitable) flaw in all wine criticism.” I’m not sure I agree, but he makes some good points!
In the Financial Times, Jancis Robinson explains why “raw” Sherries taste “much more alive and interesting.”
In the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Bill Ward looks at the importance of wine labels.