Tag Archives: blogs sur le vin

Fools and their money: Chateau Talbot

Now I am not going to knock Chateau Talbot which is a perfectly good and popular mid-ranked Bordeaux classed growth. And to its credit its price tag has always remained earthbound. All is relative. Humanity does, however, never cease to … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2015: Making a Bigger Splash

For die-hard wine nerds this little chart from Liv-Ex makes interesting reading. Now, we all know that wine criticism is as subjective as an individual palate, but just like taking tasters out of their comfort zone with blind tastings and … Continue reading

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Dry January

There’s a lot of noise about Dry January at the moment. Even a last five minute slot on the Today Programme (go to 2 hours and 48 minutes) with A. A. Gill and David Yelland, yet another ex-alchoholic editor of … Continue reading

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Confused

  It is some time since I have noticed a really, senseless wine critique, but here’s one. “… it had a brilliant bouquet liquid rock, lead pencil shavings, smoke and black and blue fruits that flow to a full-bodied, concentrated … Continue reading

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The Unbearable lightness of Suckling

There are few people in the wine world so horribly imbued with their own importance (sic) as James Suckling. Everything James Suckling (.com) does or relates seems only aimed at self-promotion. He is evidently in awe of wealth, the wealthy … Continue reading

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Et maintenant, quelquechose de complètement différent…

Un travail en oeuvre, mais petit à petit, les entrées du blog en français. Appuyer sur VF – Pour encourager les autres. Et pour l’instant, chaque nouveau poste y figura précèdée par son titre en polices gras…jusqu’à quand je comprends … Continue reading

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