Wine glasses matter, but should not cause tunnel vision

By Panos Kakaviatos for  2 September 2015 So, you are meeting with fellow wine friends, tasting through different wines. If you and your fellow oenophiles drink from the same type of glass, then you all have the same vantage point, correct? So why the hell would you really need to pay $100 for an ultra […]

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French foires aux vins use Parker points as sales points

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles It is that time of year again in France when supermarkets and chains – and, increasingly – wine boutiques are holding sales for wines in the twice a year foires aux vins or wine fairs. Typically, the featured wines are Bordeaux, many from en primeur campaigns that went bust. Plenty […]

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