Blake Gray recently opined that “austerity is in for Napa Carneros Chardonnay.” He based this on a tasting in which he and I both participated. We, and a handful of other experts, blind tasted 25 Napa Carneros Chardonnay from respected producers. W..
Yesterday, The Wine Curmudgeon (Jeff Siegel) posted an interesting article on Expert Scores and Red Wine Bias. He pointed to a study by him and “data scientist” Suneal Chaudhary which analyzed magazine scores of more than 64,000 wines from the ..
Here six brief observations on wine quality today, based on the goodly quantity of wine I’ve tasted over the past year or so.
- This continues to be a great time to be a wine lover. Wine quality is as high as it has ever been and keeps getti..
The 100-point wine rating system is here to stay.
Love them or hate them, points-based wine ratings are not going away. And, after many years of conflicting schemes—5, 20 and 100 points—wine critical mass is almost completely united on the 100 ..