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.

Big wine competitions have lots of problems

Steve Heimoff

http://www.steveheimoff.com/index.php/2012/06/20/big-wine-competitions-have-lots-of-problems/

It’s a mystery to me how anyone can taste through over a hundred wines and still be able to taste with any degree of anything.  Heimoff has the same view.

Microsatellite DNA Analysis, Shaping Genetic Understanding of Grapes

Rob Tebeau

http://palatepress.com/2012/06/wine/microsatellite-dna-analysis-shaping-genetic-understanding-of-grapes/

An excellent introduction of the use of DNA analysis for typing grape varieties.

Sherry Pairings and Science

ERIC ASIMOV

http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/20/sherry-pairings-and-science/

A quick introduction to Sherry.

Some thoughts about the ‘Judgment of Princeton’ tasting

jamie goode’s wine blog

http://www.wineanorak.com/wineblog/uncategorized/some-thoughts-about-the-judgment-of-princeton-tasting

This post is more interesting for Goode’s thoughts about wine tasting than the particular results of this New Jersey vs. France tasting.

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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