Robert Finigan, RIP: A prominent wine critic of the 1970s, Finigan’s lack of enthusiasm for the 1982 Bordeaux vintage ultimately cost him his influence.
Bankrupt Heiress Becomes Apprentice? Donald Trump bought Patricia Kluge’s Virginia winery, and she now works for The Donald’s domaine. I smell a reality show, sadly.
Wine without the shame: Matt Kramer urges oenophiles to stop apologizing for their love of wine.
You’ll fool no one, Alton Brown: Television food personality offers some really bad advice on how to fake it as a wine connoisseur (ask for a 1984 Brunello? Yeah, that will impress the somm).