Jesus, pot wine, Bordeaux 11, Mosel bridge – sipped and spit

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SIPPED: Jesus as store manager in the image above?

LARGELY SPIT: Bordeaux 11
After pre-judging the Bordeaux 2011 vintage prior to tasting, Parker dials back the damning commentary writing in his report that it was “much better than I first thought,” likening it to 2008 and 2001. [DrinksBusiness.com]

SIPPED, NOT SMOKED: Mike Steinberger answers the question “what was HE smoking?!?” with the latest piece on the pot wine phenomenon in California. [DailyBeast]

SUSPENDED: Jancis Robinson reports that work on the controversial Mosel high bridge has been suspended. [JancisRobinson.com]

SPIT: wine as TP
Costco’s wine buyer, responsible for one billion dollars in wine sales, tells CNBC that wine is like toilet paper. Talia Baiocchi weeps. [eater]

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6 Responses to “Jesus, pot wine, Bordeaux 11, Mosel bridge – sipped and spit”


  1. It’s the Michael Jackson’s Jesus Wine shelf


  2. SO glad to hear that the Mosel high bridge construction has been suspended. Mosel wine region is full of charm and history, and this bridge would have changed all that.
    Cheers :)


  3. I found the picture pretty amusing – especially when I saw the price of Menage ‘a Trois on sale for $15.99! We pay $6.99 a bottle for it out here :)


  4. I’m happy to see the bridge at very least delayed. Relying on the incompetence of its planners doesn’t seem like much of a strategy for the future, though.


  5. I also think I saw Barefoot with a 7 in front. $3.99 on sale in Minneapolis which is $3.90 too much. What terrible pricing!


  6. John and Jerry – I’m glad you find the store’s pricing (uh, and selection) as frustrating as its signage! Sounds like a bust all around. No way Jesus was involved with that!

    Dave, True. But I guess we’ll take what we can get, in this case.


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