If the wine industry wants people to pay premium prices for their best product, why do they insist on telling people that wine tasting is
Wine Talk and Shallow Subjectivity
In beginning to articulate what it is about wine that moves us, we have to acknowledge that making wine and appreciating wine are both social
Like Moths to a Flame
We really should not allow journalists to write philosophy. In the Napa Valley Register their wine columnist Allen Balik pontificates on the nature of greatness
My post at 3QD this month is a bit of a wild ride, from wine tasting to Trump to metaphysics and back. So fasten your
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.
Who Needs Wine Experts?
I love it when my favorite wine writer goes on a rant especially about one of my favorite topics. The Wine Spectator’s Matt Kramer writes: