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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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A Trilogy of Blended Pleasures

Red blends, at least the well-made, well-balanced ones, tend to be synergistic affairs, with the wine’s strength equalling more than a sum of its parts.  All Bordeaux and most Super Tuscans are blends.  In reality, California “single varietal” wines usually don’t contain more than 75% of the stated varietal.   One that recently hit my 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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