Obscure grapes, wine finder, Walla Walla – sipped & spit

SIPPED: Jancis Robinson argues in favor of the “classics” over wines from obscure grapes just for the sense of obscurity. Twitter fight ensues.

SPIT: Eric Asimov tells how to find obscure wines (hint: wine-searcher).

SPIT: me. After I shrugged at the White House wine selections, commenters from Walla Walla descended on this blog (and Facebook) hurling epithets. Currently 108 comments long.

SPIT: the legislative efforts to mandate warehousing wine in NY for 24 hours prior to end delivery have regained some momentum, unfortunately. The NY Post argues it would add $2 to a bottle of wine. Some distributors and producers have bonded together so create a web site where NY consumers can send their legislators a note of protest. #stopthecorktax

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5 Responses to “Obscure grapes, wine finder, Walla Walla – sipped & spit”

  1. One Walla Walla genius admitted in the blog that “they” learned to brag while blogging from Richard Sherman. All that you need to know. #idiots

  2. I don’t feel the need to rant and rave about the Long Shadows slight, but it bothered me enough that I’m still debating if I need to remove drvino.com from my RSS feed. I read this site for opinions, but I can’t put my finger on why that LS one really irked me. I’m just as surprised that others feel the same way.

  3. yeah, that walla walla thing was crazy. take it as a compliment that you are important enough to rile people up

  4. Wow. Washington Wines – Your first controversial blog. Congratulations.

  5. Hardly the Dr’s first controversial one, but first in a longtime.


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