Daily Archives: February 24, 2014

Lion in Winter: Robert Parker Addresses Wine Writers

As to Parker’s continued diatribe against orange, “natural” and low alcohol wines, I could go on at length, and other of my esteemed wine writer colleagues already have (e.g., Alder Yarrow and Eric Asimov). In sum, though, for Parker to follow his broad over generalizations and unfair blasts at producers and writers with a call for greater collegiality on the part of wine writers struck me as more than a little disingenuous. If that’s what Parker wants to see on the part of the wine writing community, I think he needs to learn to practice a little more thoughtful moderation of his own comments. Continue reading

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