Revenge of Parker: how many points?

What would happen if a California winery uprooted Cabernet Sauvignon to plant hipster grape varieties–only to find the critic who championed Cabernet is…baaaaack?!!?

The above “Downfall” video by Red To Brown Wine explores these real-life themes (for those who haven’t followed, Parker has resumed reviewing current releases of Northern California wines for the WA).

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7 Responses to “Revenge of Parker: how many points?”


  1. That has to be the most translated film ever. And it seldom fails.
    Parker may be the only one left by the end, other than his Butt Boy(Squires).


  2. Actually, if those who ripped out Cab grapes went to Rhone varietals, they may be just fine. Not to mention that Cab isn’t the right grape for all locations. I only drink reds and I very seldom drink Cab dominated wines anymore.


  3. […] Revenge of Parker: how many points? […]


  4. High octane Grenache and Syrah is not the answer either. BBB (Balance Bob Balance!!!).

    Drank (tasted) a Robert Parker reviewed 94 pt Syrah the other night from what I perceive as a “cooler” climate region checking in at 15.4% on the label.

    Any studies exist on taste buds fading with age???


  5. Aaron, Robert Parker of Monkton, MD is the case study of the cumulative effect of palate fatigue. See his beloved wines for confirmation. He has recently stated that palate fatigue is the reason why he gets plenty of sleep when he is tasting young wines. There could not be enough hours available in a day for sleep; for that as your sole line of defense Blusterin Bob. LOL


  6. Hilarious, as always.


  7. live by the score, die by the score. make the wines you like, and come what may


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