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What do wine lovers really want?
When preparing yesterday’s rant about the current existential dread in the wine industry over the indifference of younger consumers to our favorite tipple, I came across this piece I wrote just more than 10 years ago. It still rings true … Continue reading
Posted in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bargain Wines, Books, Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Champagne, Chile, China, DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Local Wine, Maryland, Riesling, Sustainable, Weblogs, Wine Tagged California, Local Wine, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Wine, Washington Post, Wine 2 Comments
Well, it’s been two years since I’ve posted on this blog. I stopped because it was taking time and energy, and I was busy writing my weekly wine columns for The Washington Post. But many friends have asked me to … Continue reading
Posted in Argentina, Chile, Washington Post, Weblogs, Wine 7 Comments
The End of Wine Blah Blahgs
April 1 – DATELINE: ONLINE – The wine blahgosphere fell eerily silent today when William Zinsser emerged from the heavens and told wine blahggers that the world isn’t all about them and they can only write about wine from now … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Rants, Weblogs, Wine, Wine Humor, writers Tagged April Fools, Wine, Wine Humor 9 Comments
Bordeaux: Too little, too late? It Depends(c).
My Washington Post column last week, which I posted here yesterday, generated considerable comment on the web and in emails back to me. Steve Heimoff, Wine Enthusiast’s California reviewer, took issue on his blog with the thought that Bordeaux could ever appeal to U.S. … Continue reading
Posted in Bordeaux, California, France, Rants, Uncategorized, Washington Post, Weblogs, Wine, writers Tagged Bordeaux, Wine 10 Comments
Happy Birthday, WineLine!
The other day I received a notification from WordPress congratulating me that I registered this blog on their service four years ago. That reminded me that Dave McIntyre’s WineLine is actually 14 years old this month. That’s right – I started this … Continue reading
Posted in California, Food and Drink, Rants, Weblogs, Wine Tagged Blogs, Wine 14 Comments
DLW13 wrapup – We trended over Tiger Woods!
DLW 13 is now history. This is a cliché, but I have to say it: This year’s conference was the best ever. Not only did we shine a light on Maryland wine at a conference with about 150 people, but … Continue reading
Posted in DrinkLocalWine.com, Local Wine, Maryland, Uncategorized, Weblogs, Wine, writers Tagged Drink Local Wine, Maryland Wine, Wine 3 Comments
Wine’s Cornucopia: An Illusion?
Do you feel overwhelmed when shopping for wine? The sheer magnitude of choices is daunting. There are wallabies and penguins and rabbits, oh my! Do you prefer to go Barefoot or wear Flip Flops, socialize with Old Farts or Fat … Continue reading
Posted in Cheap Wine, Eastern US, France, Rants, Washington Post, Weblogs, Wine Tagged Wine 19 Comments
Worth Reading: the Catching-Up Collection
I’ve taken a break from the blog, but not from reading about wine. Here are some great recent reads, in case you haven’t seen them. The Rudy Kurniawan wine-fraud saga has had two write-ups, by Ben Wallace in New York … Continue reading
Posted in Parker, Uncategorized, Weblogs, Wine, writers Tagged Wine, Wine Bloggers, Wine Fraud 1 Comment
Worth Reading: The Local Wine Edition
Catching up on the reading, there’s lots out there about local wine: Eric Asimov of the New York Times joins the locavore/locapour debate this week with a well-reasoned piece about the reluctance of consumers to consider local wines even … Continue reading
Posted in California, Colorado, DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Local Wine, New York, Weblogs, Wine Tagged Local Wine, Wine Leave a comment
Impressions from Savour Australia 2013
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Savour Australia – the first international conference dedicated to Australian wine – is about to wrap up with a Grand Tasting of umpteen gazillion wines in a large convention hall with umpteen gazillion people trying to … Continue reading →