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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Robert Parker

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 »

Half of 100-point wines under £5,000

Over half of the 49 Bordeaux wines given a “perfect” 100-point score by Robert Parker since 2000 are currently trading below £5,000 a case.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2005: trade falls away

Trade in the recently upgraded Bordeaux 2005 vintage is already slowing on the Liv-ex platform after an explosive, initial burst.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 3 Comments »

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 »

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