Good Reads Wednesday

by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)

jeff-smEvery Wednesday I post my recommendations of the best of last week’s postings concerning wine, whether blogs or news. I list them in the order I read them, so you shouldn’t infer anything about the order in which I list these posts.

Do wine writers write only for the one percent?

Dr. Vino

http://www.drvino.com/2012/04/03/wine-writers-the-one-percent/

This post highlights something that’s pretty self-evident when you think about it. Most of the wine sold in the USA is relatively cheap, yet wine ratings concentrate on the high priced.

What we’re drinking, and why no one wants to write about it

The Wine Curmudgeon

http://www.winecurmudgeon.com/my_weblog/2012/04/what-were-drinking-and-why-no-one-wants-to-write-about-it.html#more

This post makes the same point as Dr. Vino.

Bordeaux: scoring and pricing

jamie goode’s wine blog

http://www.wineanorak.com/wineblog/bordeaux/bordeaux-scoring-and-pricing

A quick note on tasting young wines in barrel, and why it’s in everyone’s interest (except the consumer’s) to keep prices high.

For keeping up to date with what’s going on the in wine world, the best all around source is http://winebusiness.com.

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