People outside the wine community tend to look at wine lovers, especially wine lovers who like to talk about wine, as wine snobs. I suppose
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Who Benefits from Wine Populism?
An ideology is a set of beliefs used to lend legitimacy to a particular set of interests. Wine populism is an ideology that consists of
Is Wine a Superior Cultural Product?
Last week I published a highly critical response to Oliver Style’s post on Wine Searcher entitled “The Noble Art of Wine Pretension”. He was generous
Anti-Expertise, Anti-Pleasure BS from an Unexpected Source
I usually thoroughly enjoy Oliver Styles’ writing on wine—it’s witty, well informed, and coherent. But for the life of me I can’t follow his argument