Do wine critics display a red wine bias? In a pair of recent articles, Wine Curmudgeon argues that they do and encourages you to agree. He published data analysis he and a colleague did which, he says, supports this conclusion. I have a number of i..
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 ..
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 ..
A typical tasting setup for writers at a winery
A wine critic has decided whether or not to taste blind and has selected glassware. How many wines will she taste in a day?
I frequently hear people suggest wine critics’ judgement is impaired ..
Riedel Riesling Grand Cru wine glasses are the Swiss Army knife of stemware
Stemware companies will tell you wine glasses can make a big difference in how wine smells and tastes. They’re right.
The shape, thickness and micro texture of a win..