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No Snubs From Stubbs For This Schlubb, Bubb

Matthew Stubbs, MW, wants me in the worst way, which is the only way he’s likely to get me.  The Brugairolles-based Master of Wine is presiding over a two-day ‘tutored tasting’ on Languedoc-Roussillon, which is not being held in Languedoc-Roussillon, … Continue reading

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Is Wine Bullshit? Or Would That Be Alex ‘Kiss’ Mayyasi’s Skill Sets?

Or Robert T. Gonzalez’s?  Or maybe David Derbyshire’s? In the past three days, by crook, hook or pure untrammeled coinkydink, I have been forwarded links to three separate articles pointing out the already-understood and well-documented limitations of wine competitions, wine … Continue reading

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Master-Level Wine Webinar? We’ll Burn That Bridge When We Come To It

I just received a ‘last call’ e-card from the French saying ‘Wish you were here! —and for what you will pay for the Sud de France Master-Level Webinar Program, you might as well be.’ The deal is this: For a … Continue reading

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