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He isn't contesting that, more he's referring to the contests which now take place to determine the "best" wines. An aspiration he demonstrates to be utterly flawed

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by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 09:27:10 AM EST
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Right. My winemaking friend (we had our annual tasting last Thursday to choose the sixth special cuvée he'll be putting together for us) proudly tells how professional winetasters (plural) identified one of his wines as a Médoc (worth two to three times the price of his).

At the same time though, they were not wrong in their identification of the grape varieties that went into the wine. He says the pros are very good at this.

Establishing rankings, though, is rubbish.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 10:00:02 AM EST
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