Robert Parker, the most significant phenomenon in the fine wine trade for the past 50 years

Robert Parker, the most significant phenomenon in the fine wine trade for the past 50 years

By Christopher Cannan My relationship with Robert Parker dates back to 1981 when I received a phone call requesting we organize a visit to Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe in Châteauneuf-du-Pape for Mr. Parker, a lawyer and author of a little known local wine newsletter near Baltimore in the U.S.A. Little more was heard about Bob Parker until early 1983 when he claimed the 1982 vintage in Bordeaux was the vintage of the century and must not be missed by any serious collector and lover of Bordeaux wines. Robert  Finigan, the most influential wine…Read more
Why young people don’t drink wine

Why young people don’t drink wine

By Joan Gómez Pallarès According to the WHO, youth goes from 20 to 24 years old, yet WHO wise man not have into account the sociological part that this definition should include:, at what point social youngness comes to a complete stop in our world -occidental and more or less technologicaly advanced-? Youth is a biological process that does not have anything to do with age, but also with each person’s life conditions and state of mental maturity: what you decide in your life and in what factors you do this. In this sense,…Read more