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Sunday 7 February 2016

Neal Martin

Larger than life: Profiling Parker

Robert Parker has been the most influential man in the wine industry for over 30 years, and in this exclusive interview with db, he pulls no punches when it comes to Bordeaux, blind tasting and perfect scores.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Cos and Haut-Brion open the week

Saint Estèphe heavyweight, Cos d’Estournel, has emerged with a 3.7% premium on its 2013 price and first growth Haut-Brion matches Mouton.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Martin unveils his notes

Neal Martin has unveiled his first set of futures notes on Bordeaux for The Wine Advocate since taking over from Robert Parker as the lead reviewer of en primeur.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Neal Martin promises ‘a more funky’ approach as Parker quits en primeur

Neal Martin promises a more “funky” approach to en primeur reporting for The Wine Advocate following the announcement last night that Parker is to stop reviewing Bordeaux in barrel after 37 years.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine vs the successors

Robert Parker has finally named a successor to his en primeur empire but will other wine critics now attempt to seize power and how bloody will the struggle for supremacy be?

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

End of an era: Parker hands Martin the reins for Bordeaux primeurs

US wine critic Robert Parker has announced he will no longer be responsible for tasting the Bordeaux en primeurs at The Wine Advocate.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 4 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Parker sells “a substantial interest” in The Wine Advocate and steps down as editor

US critic Robert Parker has stepped down as editor-in-chief of his wine publication The Wine Advocate after selling “a substantial interest” of the company to a group of Singapore-based investors.

Monday, December 10th, 2012 3 Comments »

Neal Martin promises new perspective on Pomerol

Wine writer Neal Martin is about to launch his first book, called Pomerol, which he has published himself after three year’s intensive research.

Monday, November 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

Sisseck trialing natural wine at Pingus

Peter Sisseck, founder of one of Spain’s most high profile premium wine estates, is trialing a “natural” wine project at Dominio de Pingus in Ribera del Duero.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 No Comments »

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