Parker: not awarding 100 points “irresponsible”

7th May, 2015 by Patrick Schmitt

Wine critics who fail to give perfect scores are “dodging responsibility” according to the world’s most influential wine reviewer, Robert Parker.

Robert Parker believes that the critic who can’t award a perfect score is “dodging responsibility”

During an interview with the drinks business earlier this year, Parker – who developed the 100-point rating system – expressed his urge to award full marks to great wines, and his dismay at those who don’t.

“When, in your mind, the wine is the best example you have ever tasted of this particular wine, you have an obligation to give it a perfect score,” he told db.

On the other hand, he branded those who are incapable of awarding a perfect score “irresponsible”.

“I think the person who….

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