Winebits 344: Wine crime and wine shipping

    And no, they aren’t related, thought they may often seem to be when you total the shipping charges. • If you can’t do the time…: Wine crime always makes the Wine Curmudgeon smile, reminding me of my newspaper days and a very wise Treasury agent. “If criminals could do so...

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    Are you a wine snob?

    The cyber-ether has been abuzz with accusations of wine snobbery, and even Blake Gray — who recently shared a bottle of $10 South African chenin blanc with me — has been accused of snobbery. Trust me: People who drink cheap wine with the Wine Curmudgeon aren’t wine snobs.  ...

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    Wine of the week: Sara Bee Moscato NV

    Sweet wine is not easy to review, and this doesn’t even take into account that a lot of sweet wine isn’t worth reviewing — poorly made, sweeter than Coke, and as cynical as a carnival barker. Many of the Wine Curmudgeon’s readers — half? more? — will skip this review in annoy...

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    James Garner on wine writing

    James Garner, who died over the weekend, was perhaps the best TV actor of his generation. He brought intelligence, charm, and wit to a medium that makes those qualities difficult to convey. In the 1950s, “Maverick” did for the western what Monty Python did for humor, redefini...

    5 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Another study agrees: We buy wine on price

    The biggest surprise in the Wine Genome study from Constellation Brands, one of the biggest wine companies in the world? That one-fifth of us buy wine on price. “We knew they were out there, but the widening span of the study showed how deeply the recession cut,” said Dale ...

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    Five things that make me crazy when I buy wine

    Which price am I going to pay for this wine? And why are there so many prices anyway? It makes me crazy. Negotiating the Great Wall of Wine at the grocery store (or any retailer, for that matter) is difficult enough. But why is it that so many in the wine business go out ...

    8 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Wine of the week: Cantine Colosi Rosso 2012

    Sicilian wine has made such advances over the past decade that it was only a matter of time until the Wine Curmudgeon found some that weren’t worth buying. You know the kind of wine, one made to take advantage of being trendy, with too much fruit, not enough interest, and an ...

    5 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon
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