I’ll continue to expose flaky results when I see them. Our wine show system’s credibility is jeopardized by results like these.
Leading a wine tour in Italy, it was my job to select wines for the group while dining at mostly very good restaurants.
A reader asks about the long term cellaring prospects of our great chardonnays in New Zealand.
There is a problem with regional wine shows, which is seldom talked about and never written about.
This statement jumped out at me from Jeannie Cho Lee MW’s latest newsletter, quoting Burgundy grande dame Lalou Bize-Leroy.
I have some sympathy for this winemaker’s gloomy view of the low-priced wine market.
I received this response from winemaker, Tony Bish, a man who has fashioned some of this country’s best chardonnays.
The topic of wine is never very far from my conversations, as people from all walks of life love to talk about it.
I was confused. I’d picked up a bottle of Brancott Estate Merlot and spotted ‘Hawke’s Bay’ on the label.
An enjoyable dinner at Sydney restaurant Kensington Street Social recently was marred by the fact that my group was charged for tap water.