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HOW COOL IS THIS

Friday, November 09, 2018

This week I want to talk about cool (cold) viticulture. I have mentioned before that in China and Japan they have to bury their vines for the winter, to prevent them from being killed by the frosts and bitter temperatures. However, these are not the only outposts of cold climate viticulture. Here are three more. Read More...

THE DEATH of the 100 POINT WINE SCORING SYSTEM

Friday, November 03, 2017

I’ll bet that that got your attention!  Well personally I can’t wait for it to happen. It may have been a good scoring system two to three decades ago, but today it is only a 10 point system, with NOBODY noticing a good, even, commercial wine that scores 88 or 89. Read More...