Are tastes really subjective? Obviously people have different food preferences. Two people can eat the same food—one will love it, another detest it. According to
Wine Talk is About Communication, Not Objectivity or Accuracy
When wine is mentioned in the news (outside the columns of regularly-featured wine writers) the topic is all too often the unreliability of wine reviews.
Subjective Tastes and Mixed Messages: Is the Wine Industry Harming its Image?
This post from Steve Heimoff got me thinking about how the wine industry steps on its message when writers and salespersons insist that wine tasting
Inflated Wine Scores and the Longing for a Wine Aristocracy
The latest brouhaha about wine scores erupted shortly after Christmas when The Wine Advocate, arguably the most influential wine review publication, released its latest assessment