Posts Tagged ‘New Yorker’

Mar 6, 2006

Alice Has A Blog!!

Alice Feiring has a blog! This is good news. While I don’t agree with her on a number of topics (she buys into the "Mondovino Line" and appears to believe biodynamic farming works), this woman can write!!! Feiring writes regularly for Time Magazine. She’s been published just about everywhere. She the kind of writer who would be the perfect "wine correspondent" for The New Yorker if they those doyens of coastal culture would cover wine. Feiring is opinionated, well-connected, a…

Feb 24, 2006

Taking On Wine Cliches

Frank Prial, the venerable and former head wine writer for the New York Times, has an article running about the Internet that takes on the issue of Cliches in wine writing. To take his poke at the ever overused phrases that populate the wine writing genre he channels "Mr. Arbuthnot", the persnickety creation of Frank Sullivan who wrote for the New Yorker in the 1930s. As Mr. Prial explains, the creation of the cliche expert Mr. Arbuthnot was done to…