Tag Archives: Robert Parker

Galloni and gallantry

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During the recent “controversy” surrounding Antonio Galloni’s appointment as the Wine Spectator’s correspondent for California and Burgundy (both of which he has admitted to visiting twice – I’ve been to CA twice and Burgundy a bit more often!), Randall Grahm … Continue reading

Decline and fall?

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“The old order changeth, yielding place to new, / And God fulfils himself in many ways…” There has been much comment on Robert Parker’s “retirement” from judging Californian wines. Gray Blake’s quip, “My first thought on learning that Robert Parker … Continue reading

The Duke of Hazard

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At a friend’s birthday party on Friday evening I took a bottle of Kilikanoon The Duke Grenache 2006, which I’d had for a while, to sample. I have been to the Clare Valley four times since 2003 but have not … Continue reading