Riedel glasses may revolutionise show results
29 Nov 2005 by JR
Just as James Halliday was delivering his fiery  Wine Press Club Lecture last Friday, Gilbert Labour, our Australian dentist-cum-wine judge sent the following report on one of the country's most influential wine judging events: Just back from arduous sampling at the National Wine Show [in Canberra]. The introduction of the Reidel Chianti style tasting glasses as the standard, has made a huge difference. To James Halliday’s credit, he was instrumental in bringing those glasses into play.  What a difference in perception and appreciation! A big increase in well deserved medals, which perhaps would have been missed with the...

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