Parker Points and Medals

Robert ParkerWhether you like them or hate them, find them useful or useless, it is hard to deny that over the past 20 years or so the medals and scores given to wine by some recognised authorities have had a significant impact on the sales of the wines in questions, but what of the future? Will Parker points’ continue to be influential and of not, what, if anything will replace them?

How has the role of the wine critic changed over the last few years?  What, if any, power does Robert Parker or publications such as Wine Spectator hold in the wine business today?

Here’s a very interesting article on this very subject written by Phillip Anderson on his blog

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Hope you enjoy the read

All the Best from Champagne

Jiles