Sunday Read: Re: Wine Tasting is Bullshit

20 May

Great discussion in the links provided. Thanks.

the winegetter

The other day, I came across the blog post I am linking to at the end of this article. I had not seen the post that triggered this response, but it made me read the initial post as well. You can find the initial post here, in which a Robert T. Gonzalez explains why, in his opinion, wine tasting is BS. I guess the title ensured that the hits on his blog increased a lot…hell, I even helped him if you clicked the link.

Here is Gonzalez’ premise (roughly and subjectively summarized): Wine tasting produces different results according to the taster, tasters are stupid, and wine critics know that tasting is BS.

I read Gonzalez’ article and just thought: Yeah, pretty much everyone knows these issues. But that is not what it is about. Tasting is not about reaching scientific results. And we all know what we do has…

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3 Responses to “Sunday Read: Re: Wine Tasting is Bullshit”

  1. the winegetter May 20, 2013 at 6:17 pm #

    Thanks for the reblog!!


  2. dougpfs May 21, 2013 at 3:32 pm #

    This is hilarious Bill…Thanks, Doug


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