I don’t know who is buying for Manitoba Liquor Marts but I suspect we could spend many happy hours drinking wine together. I wandered through the Grant Park store today and saw several (!) Gimblett Gravels reds! I went to New Zealand a couple of years ago in pursuit of the Hawkes Bay reds. I… Continue reading Hawkes Bay Syrah!
So what exactly does a wine rating mean? Way back in the ’80s, Robert Parker took to ranking his beloved Bordeaux numerically. Consumers loved the idea and now it is everywhere. Parker is one man, and he focused on the 8000 or so (!!) vineyards of Bordeaux. In my casual reading of his reports I… Continue reading Robitussin gets 92 from Wine Spectator!
Tonight I’m having a Grand Cru Classe Bordeaux, (2001.) Okay, I will now admit something that will make strong men swoon, and bring the WCTU to my door. Sometimes I drink because it helps me unwind. There. I’ve said it. Here’s why I need to unwind tonight. I’m writing an article about bluetooth headsets, for… Continue reading Why I drink: hating UPS