Tag: criticism

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/26/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/19/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/10/20

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/26/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

And From Napa, a Huge Sigh of Relief

A couple of months ago, I did some speculating in my monthly column for Jancis Robinson about what would happen in

The Wisdom of the Crowd and Wine Critic Ratings

. I must admit, when I first saw the announcement of their existence, I assumed it was just some economists

Hungary: Where It’s Tough to be a Wine Critic

Here in America, our government doesn’t produce its own wine, it just reserves the right to monopolize the power to

Should Wine Writers (or Bloggers) Be Friends With Winemakers?

Warning: wine writer navel gazing ahead. If you’re not interested in such discussions, go read a wine review. Us wine

A Short Conversation Between Wine Writers About Wine as Art. Or Not.

If there’s one thing that Twitter is good for, it’s having meta conversations quietly in a room full of people

Gerald Asher on Wine Writing

This week I’m living in two worlds. Not by choice mind you, but mostly because I can’t leave the day

Fight For Your Right to Write….About Wine

Much to-do has been made over the past week or two of Robert Parker’s handing over his responsibilities for reviewing

Eric Asimov and the Tyranny of the Tasting Note in American Wine Culture

As many of you know, I spent the last week as a speaker and attendee at the fifth annual Symposium

Put a Cork in it: Screwcap Wine Closures Are Not Endangering Animals!

Why do I feel like the wine media watchdog these days? Maybe the holiday spirit brings out the misinformation campaigns

Wine Criticism According to W.H. Auden

At the risk of betraying my political leanings and reinforcing recent suggestions that my home city is filled with cocktail

Subjectivity, Aesthetics, and the Evaluation of Wine

If you’d rather drink your wine instead of intellectualizing about it, close your browser window now. However, if you’re game