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Robert Parker

Comic influence: Yuko and Shin Kibayashi

It’s the perennial conundrum: how does one convey the complex appeal of wine to a younger generation? Yuko and Shin Kibayashi, authors of The Drops of God, may have the answer, writes Patrick Schmitt MW.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 No Comments »

2005 claret – a year on from Parker retrospective

A year after Robert Parker’s much anticipated retrospective of the Bordeaux 2005 vintage, which estates have profited the most?

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

African safari sets Auction Napa Valley alight

A four-day safari in South Africa was the highest-grossing lot at this year’s Auction Napa Valley, which helped to raise US$14.3 million for various charities.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Bargain first growths

As the fine wine market gains ground, what first growths currently in the market represent the best bargains?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Pape Clément 2009 gets 100-points

US critic Robert Parker has given the 2009 Pape Clément 100-points in the most recent Hedonist’s Gazette, after a “fun” tasting of some wines from the vintage.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Still buying opportunities among 100-pointers?

A number of 100-point Bordeaux wines from the 2000 to 2010 vintages remain under £5,000 a case – is this a pool of ‘good value’ blue chip claret to interest collectors and investors?

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Wine Advocate to appear at London Wine Fair

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate is appearing at the London Wine Fair for the first time in the publication’s 38-year history.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Angels and demons

Two Bordeaux wines, both from St Emilion, both grand cru classé, one lauded by Robert Parker – so why does the other get all the attention?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Parker’s ‘cult’ 100-point Bordeaux

As Robert Parker relinquishes Bordeaux tasting at the The Wine Advocate to Neal Martin, does an even greater cult following beckon for his ‘perfect’ 100-point clarets?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Parker steps back completely from Bordeaux

Famed US wine critic Robert Parker has handed over full Bordeaux-related tasting duties at The Wine Advocate to Neal Martin.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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