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Tuesday 7 July 2015

Robert Parker

Is Parker wrong about the 05 Médocs?

With no Médoc wines gaining 100-points in Robert Parker’s retrospective of the 2005 vintage, one firm has asked: “Has the time come to just ignore Parker’s view of the 05s?”

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2005: 12 ‘perfect’ wines

Twelve wines have been given “perfect” 100-point ratings in Robert Parker’s 10-year retrospective of the 2005 Bordeaux vintage.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Robert Parker says sorry to Burgundy

Robert Parker has admitted to the drinks business that he was “too belligerent with the Burgundians”.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 7 Comments »

Parker retrospective boosts 05 Palmer

Château Palmer’s 2005 is the latest wine from that vintage to see an increase in trade as anticipation over Robert Parker’s forthcoming ’05 retrospective builds.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Who are fine wine buyers listening to?

Fine wine traders Wine Owners have looked into who fine wine buyers listen to and how they gather opinion before splashing out – or not – on fine wine purchases.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

In focus: 2012 Bordeaux

Following Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores of the 2012 Bordeaux vintage some of the wines, including Haut-Brion, have seen substantial price increases.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Parker: not awarding 100 points “irresponsible”

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

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Lunch date with Parker makes $100k

A bidder at the Heart’s Delight wine tasting and auction in New York has paid US$100,000 to have lunch with Robert Parker and 24 wines from his cellar.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

It’s 2011 Bordeaux that’s the “big problem”

While Bordeaux begins to release the 2014s, one négociant warns that he needs to sell the 2011s before he even considers buying the latest vintage.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Haut-Brion tops Parker’s 2012 scores

Robert Parker has released his in-bottle scores for the 2012 vintage and noted that despite his initial misgivings about the price and hit-and-miss wine quality, there are “cherries to be plucked”.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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