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Robert Parker

Robert Parker, Wine, and Menopause

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So why is it that the overwhelming majority of official wine tasters and critics are men? It's not because they're better at the sniffing or tasting. It's because they have better memories. And because they don’t go through menopause.
Saxum Winery

WE + WS + Paso Robles = Hunh?

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Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator are arguably the burly boys of the wine magazine world. They and their tasters can make or break the reputation of a winery (deserved or not...but that's a debate that will never be resolved) by the flick of a pen.
Contestants

Chardonnay Video Shoot-Out! Central Coast vs Sonoma/Napa!

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So I became an ABC (Anything But Chard) gal. It was quite a few years before I found the Chard character my palate desired and, as I discovered, you had a spend a little money to get it. Nowadays - whether it's because you really don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy a good Chard or because my palate has matured - I enjoy it on a fairly regular basis. Yup. Me. Liking white wines. Who'da thunk?
grapes and wine

Home Wine Tasting 101

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Whether you’re a guest or a host, there are some ideas that I’d like to share from my experiences in the fun world of home wine tastings.
white wine and grapes

CSE - Not Yo' Momma's Wine 101

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So what’s in the future for Vegas Wineaux? Why hasn't there been classes recently? What's going on?!? Look for Combatting Swirl Envy classes online!
Me

Who Is the Vegas Wineaux?

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Her wine epiphany came when she tasted a truly fine wine and realized that wine was more than just Mogen David or Boone’s Farm.