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Did Robert Parker Just Fumble On The Goal Line? (The Wine Advocate Possibly Sold To Investors In Singapore)

While we can usually count on the wine world for providing news that can best be classified as odd-but-quickly-forgettable (Exhibit A: anybody remember the wine snob ghost??), the recent coverage of changes coming to Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate reads like an elaborate April Fool’s (except it’s coming in December, 2012). According to The Wall Read more…

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Bored With Bordeaux (or “Making Sense of the Bordeaux 2009 Nonsense”)

The madness that is the en premier speculation on the quality of the 2009 Bordeaux vintage is now, officially, at fever-pitch. All due primarily to the fact that the major wine critics have now issued their thoughts on barrel tastings of the various big-boy wines of the Left & Right Banks (check out a great Read more…

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Malbec for the Ages

If you looking for a good value wine, try a Malbecs from Argentina.   I recommend the Telteca Anta Malbec.  Old vine, reserve-level, solidly oaked, from the high desert in Argentina’s Mendoza province, this wine will redefine what you think about Malbecs.  Telteca’s Anta line uses hand harvested grapes, vinified with indigenous yeasts and controlled malolactic Read more…

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