A great deal of wine appreciation has to do with our early wine indoctrination and whatever the current, ever-changing cultural Hot Thang was when we were at our most impressionable.
FACT: IF you are really devoted to actually being – as opposed to pretending to be – a highly-knowledgeable wine connoisseur, there is no such thing as a shortcut.
TRY French wines, by all means. But, if after trying a large number of them and finding out that you simply prefer wnies from Elsewhere, don’t worry about it.
LONG, grumpy, provoked, probably provocative…My $.02 on the unending, stultifying, pointless debate on Burgundy versus California versus Oregon Pinot Noir, Continue reading