Calvin Trillin has a hilarious post on ACI, a measure with false precision akin to the wine score. Here’s a snippet: “Among people who think of themselves as wine connoisseurs there’s a 61 percent ACI.” What is ACI? Click through to find out… [Slate.com]
Giuseppe Quintarelli, “master of the Veneto,” has died at 84. [NYTimes.com]
Registration is now open for the next session of my six-week wine class at NYU. [scps.NYU.edu]
And next Monday, I’ll be participating in a panel at The New School with Frank Prial, Julia Flynn Siler, Charles Sciccolone and Andy Smith. We’ll be discussing the life and legacy of Robert Mondavi.