Wine writer ‘not dead’ (by Tom Bruce Gardyne)

Posted: November 28, 2012 by wynmaker in Wine, World wine news
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A few days ago I read my obituary in the drinks business. It wasn’t just me that had expired, but the small sub-species I belong to

 

The Wine Writer is Dead”  declared the headline above a report on Andrew Jefford’s comments to the European Wine Bloggers conference in Izmir, Turkey. I checked my pulse and felt a faint throb, but there it was in black and white: ‘the creature we used to call a wine writer has died.”

If I am still around it may be because I write about other drinks like whisky, rum, beer and Tequila besides wine. Yet according to Jefford that is even worse. “Can anyone hope to be a generalist any more in a wine world which, like the universe, is expanding rapidly in every direction?”

Of course he is correct up to a point. With declining… read on

 

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