Tag Archives: PalatePress

This post is pointless – and so is the rest of this blog

I don’t believe in points. That’s why there are no points or other ways of scoring in my tasting notes. I think they’re more confusing than helpful, and that their reliability is so low as to render them useless. That’s why I never used any scoring system for reviewing wines on this blog, and never will. One [...]
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In praise of diversity (or engineering it): Jura, New Zealand and yeast strains

I haven’t been blogging as much as I usually do, this past couple of months, partly because I found it hard to run through wine regions at a fast pace, absorb all the information and write something coherent about it at the same time, partly because the day job has been very busy, partly because [...]
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Wine for Haiti at PalatePress: great lots for a great cause

I’m just catching up on this after a crazy week, but it’s still time for you to combine your love for wine and your humanitarian spirit, thanks to the Wine for Haiti initiative launched a week ago by PalatePress. PalatePress publisher David Honig set the initiative up right after the earthquake, pledging all proceeds to [...]
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