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Wine Writing

Wine Critics - Everything Old Is New Again

Justine Vanden Heuvel | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Justine Vanden Heuvel

Co-authored by Michael Fontaine, Associate Professor of Classics at Cornell University Wine Spectator, Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast - these are jus...

Read Your Way to a Food and Wine Destination

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Despite the easy access of information on the web, we are still fans of paper and longer form narrative, and turn to books for inspiration in travel.

Let's Talk Wine

Rolfe Hanson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Taste
Rolfe Hanson

No matter how apt, wine remarks can become clichéd. The challenge -- for writers aiming for a wide range of readers -- seems to lie in crafting crisp descriptions not laden with insider jargon. Wine writing need not be esoteric.

The Peculiar Defenses of the 100 Point Wine Rating System

David J. Duman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
David J. Duman

If you want to be a wine critic who remains relevant you might want to ditch the 100 point wine rating system now, lest you be stuck wearing the wine writing equivalent of acid-washed jeans and feathered hair a decade too late.

Who Will Be the Next Robert Parker?

David Stevens | Posted 10.05.2011 | San Francisco
David Stevens

For the past couple of years, long before the news of him stepping away from reviewing California wines, people have been asking, "Who will be the next Robert Parker?" To which I would summarily answer, "Who will be the next Beatles?"

7 More of the Most Annoying Wine Words

Snooth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Okay, so you guys got into the spirit with the first "Annoying Wine Words," and even called me out for my use of some of those wine words! I admit it,...