Daily Archives: August 20, 2019

Daily Wine News: Rethinking Rituals

(Flickr: Daniel Gasienica) In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph says it’s time to rethink the restaurant wine ritual. “So, what would be so horribly wrong with treating wine and food in the same way? Why shouldn’t restaurants take the same responsibility for bad wine and as for bad shellfish: avoid serving either? And, above all, why not treat complaints about both in …

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Seven Years On: Trouble in St Emilion

If you thought the next event in the saga of the St Emilion classification, most recently reworked in 2012, was the forthcoming revision due (presumably) in 2022 then I am afraid to say it look like you may be wrong. As it turns out, seven years after the current classification was published, seven years since […] Source : http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/winedr/~3/HN2qgG9kLLw/

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Both the Right and the Left need to clean up their acts

Mine is an anti-trump blog but in all fairness there are things the Left needs to work on. Both The LEFT and the RIGHT have their faults. Here are six issues both sides need to own up to and correct. THE RIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE: Conservatives really have to move beyond their blind resistance to the reality of climate change, and …

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Dinner at majord?mo, LA, with nice wines

Jet-lagged as hell, after arriving early evening in LA and then working in the winery until 9 pm, I arrived at Major D?mo, the talked-about new-ish (summer 2018) opening from New York’s David Chang (Momofuku). Despite my jet-lag, this was a sensational meal. We shared everything, and every morsel I put in my mouth was delicious and quite brilliant. Baja …

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‘Rip-off’ duty tax targeted as wine beats beer in UK drinkers survey

Eighty-one percent of adults surveyed drank wine in the past year, compared to 79% for both beer and spirits, according to a YouGov poll of 2,000 UK drinkers. And 28% of those surveyed chose wine as their favourite alcoholic drink, versus 23% for beer and 20% for spirits, said UK Wine Drinkers, which commissioned the survey. Yet wine faces disproportionately …

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DAWA Judge profile: Alan Tse

Director of Wine for the Aberdeen Marina Club in Hong Kong, Alan Tse is a new judge at the Decanter Asia Awards 2019 Alan Tse Alan Tse is Director of Wine for Aberdeen Marina Club, Hong Kong. He completed the WSET Diploma in 2012, and went on to achieve his WSET Certified Educator qualification. He then completed his Advanced Sommelier …

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