robert parker

  1. How The Hipster Somms Could Get Away With Murder And How We Can Stop Them

    How The Hipster Somms Could Get Away With Murder And How We Can Stop Them

    "The general hipster obsession with authenticity (think Portlandia) leads the hardcore hipster somms to dismiss fruity aromas in wine as the work of the twin devils of science and industry." Stuart Pigott
  2. Robert Parker Passes The Torch, Reactions Vary

    Robert Parker Passes The Torch, Reactions Vary

    Responses to the news that after 37 years Robert Parker Jr. will no longer report on Bordeaux en primeur.
  3. Death Of The 100 Point Scale?

    Death Of The 100 Point Scale?

    While Robert Parker's impact is undying — the effect he has had on the American palate, and wallet, will be forever felt — it is time to move on. There are issues with the 100 point scale. First and foremost, the Parkerization of wine was the homogenization of the palate
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