Category Archives: Musings

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Terroir

a quick takedown of the myth of terroir

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The Wine Condom – a perfect solution

wine condom, wine storage, sealing wine bottles, dripless wine storage

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How to earn a “Classic” score from the Wine Spectator

description of how to earn over 90 in the Wine Spectator

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Bad Ego, Bad Science Bad Wine Ratings

Last June,The Guardian newspaper posted a story about the inaccuracy of wine ratings, specifically the inaccuracy of tasters’ – trained tasters, professionals – ratings. So far, rather to my amusement the article and the research behind it has been greeted … Continue reading

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Screwed, Part 2

The screwtop issue is becoming more pressing every day. In the last month I’ve drunk or reviewed at least a couple of dozen wines with screwtop closures. I’d guess about 25 per cent of them – and maybe higher as … Continue reading

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