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Want to take a masterclass from Robert Parker?

Want to take a masterclass from Robert Parker?

With The Wine Advocate now under Asian ownership, Robert Parker will kick off his “Grand World Tour” in Beijing on 26 February. After Beijing, Parker will head to Shanghai on 1 March followed by a stint in Hong Kong from 4-6 March. Designed to “excite, inform and entertain”, the wines chosen for the different masterclasses […]

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• Liv-ex interview with Robert Parker, part one: Bordeaux 2009

Liv-ex interview with Robert Parker, part one: Bordeaux 2009

Robert Parker kindly set aside some time to speak to us this week. The first part of our interview with him is shown below and focuses on the Bordeaux 2009 vintage. The second part will be published on the blog on Monday. Check back to find out which vintages Parker believes he underrated, who may […]

• Immediate reaction to Parker scores electric!

Immediate reaction to Parker scores electric!

Reaction to the release of Robert Parker’s in-bottle Bordeaux 2009 scores has been electric. Liv-ex reported that in the last 24 hours, wines from the vintage have accounted for 62% of the index’s trade with super seconds in particular leading the charge. The index’s blog noted that most of Parker’s 19 100-pointers had been climbing […]

• The Wine Advocate Spain Critic, Jay Miller, Leaving

The Wine Advocate Spain Critic, Jay Miller, Leaving

Robert Parker has announced that Spain critic Jay Miller will be leaving The Wine Advocate. Addressing subscribers to his bulletin board, Parker said: “After several months of consideration, Big Jay has decided to return to wine consulting, lecturing and wine retail.” Miller’s departure comes as the scandal known as “Murciagate” continues to gather pace, with […]

• Parker crazy about Bordeaux 2009

Parker crazy about Bordeaux 2009

“I feel validated that this is a truly, truly, truly magnificent vintage,” said Robert Parker of Bordeaux 2009 this morning. Speaking at WineFuture in Hong Kong, where he conducted a tasting entitled “The Magical 20″, he spoke of the “brilliance” of Bordeaux and the “opulence” and “finesse” of the best wines from this harvest. Parker […]