Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

Jan 15, 2005

It’s Too Easy To Be Callous

It really is too easy to be callous. A couple days ago I posted, "Consolidation, who cares?", in which I made the point that even though more and more wineries are being snapped up by larger drink companies, we wine lovers would never have a problem finding small, quality oriented wines from artisan producers. There are just so many good ones. While this is true, it’s a point that pales in comparison to the point made by a headline from…

Jan 7, 2005

Why “Fermentations” Doesn’t Offer Wine Reviews

I woke up today to an email in my inbox that asked a question that has now been asked of me exactly 8 times via email. Each time I’ve received such a question, I’ve sent back a response personally to the email, rather than address it in the blog. Eight, being a fairly round number, I thought now would be an appropriate time to answer the question in the blog space. This morning’s email from  "Claude" who lives in northern…