Category Archives: ratings

Can blind tasting help you see things clearly?

Oh, Twitter. The things you make me do. Last Saturday, I caught a tweet by Cory Cartwright which said – a little provocatively, I’m sure: “Blind tastings, dumb? or just a waste of time?”. Despite many reactions by a lot of serious people, Cory never followed up on that tweet, and since he’s put his blog [...]
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My favorite rating system yet

What’s your favorite rating system? 100-point? 20-point? Five stars? My favorite one, these days, is found on a blog called Grape Juice. Written by “Erin” and “Michelle”, who seem to have a liking for the fruitier side of wine, the blog is full of interesting information, from harvest reports to industry news, like the fact that [...]
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