Posts Tagged ‘Robert Parker’

Robert Parker’s “magical 20” Bordeaux

Robert Parker, one of the most famous wine critics in the world, will host a tasting of his top 20 Bordeaux “wines to watch out for”, on 8 November in Hong Kong. The occasion will be the Wine Future event that month. I just came back from Shanghai where I judged a wine challenge, and […]

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New cartoon lampoons Robert Parker and the great wine critic takes it in stride (with photos) …

I just finished reading a 60 page comic book on the great American wine critic Robert Parker. It is called “Les sept péchés capiteux” and rehashes many of the arguments against so-called Parkerization brought up by the 2004 wine documentary Mondovino. Indeed, the comic book relies on but six sources for its material, which include a book […]


BORDEAUX 2009: How high can it go?

2009 Bordeaux: just how high can it go? By Panos Kakaviatos When Robert Parker issues his make-or-break scores on the latest ‘vintage of the century’ – the third in less than 10 years – wine shoppers will wonder how high both price and quality can go. The economy remains somewhat patchy, international demand coupled with […]