WSJ and Reuters reports Parker sells part of The Wine Advocate Singapore investors

Following news released yesterday by Robert Parker on TWA subscriber's bulletin board.  Don't worry Bordeaux he still plans to taste your wines and the Rhône and will remain chairman but has handed over a large stake of his business to young financial business people based in Singapour, under the editorship of Lisa Perrotti-Brown. TWA takes on an oriental … Continue reading WSJ and Reuters reports Parker sells part of The Wine Advocate Singapore investors

Parker agrees with Lady Penelope

This en primeur game is quite a laugh- thunderbirds! Parker was  not too complimentary about the 2007 vintage but said it was better than what he expected and only awarded 100 points to two wines, both white and both my favorites agreeing that the whites were the overall winers this year; Haut Brion Blanc and Pape-Clement … Continue reading Parker agrees with Lady Penelope

Are you a Robert or a Jancis?

It is scientifically proven that we all taste differently. The appreciation of wine is subjective. How can one person describe a wine for another? They don't. All a wine critic can do is describe what they taste, what their olfactory system is telling them. This differs depending on their sex, age, culture, diet, time of … Continue reading Are you a Robert or a Jancis?