ACI, NYU class, New School talk, Quintarelli

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.

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2 Responses to “ACI, NYU class, New School talk, Quintarelli”


  1. I think that the owners of extremely large dogs such as the Great Pyrenees have ACIs probably in the 80s.


  2. No love for Great Pyrenees, Robin? What about Weimaraners? Newfies?

    There’s entire book to be written on the ACI of dogs/pets…


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