Wine should be re-contextualized
9 Aug 2005 by JR
Terry Hughes, New York: As a new subscriber, I am playing catch up with old postings.  (Question to self: What took you so long?) First, the "fine writing" tagline isn't arrogant, it's merely a statement of fact.  Clear, frank, informed and enjoyable.  I can't say that about much wine writing...my original wine guru, Hugh Johnson, being a shining exception.  So take another bow, little lady. ( Ironise-t-il.) On another posting [ In praise of drinking ]...you pleaded for wines that you can DRINK and not just taste.  I couldn't agree with you more.  This leads me to question, again, the current mania for tastings,...

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