by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)
Every 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.
The essence of this post is the problem of being afraid of getting a bad review. Of course, if you’re a winemaker, getting a bad review is an occupational hazard. Jo Diaz’s advice: don’t worry about it too much, and if it happens, just get over.
Identifying Flaws and Faults in Wine
A short and sweet primer on wine flaws.
Temperature: A Hot Issue For Wine
I’ve always known that shipping wine in heat was a problem. This post quantified the damage that can occur from even a relatively short exposure to high heat.
For keeping up to date with what’s going on the in wine world, the best all around source is http://winebusiness.com.