“It’s been a tough year for all of us and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. But a glass of terrific quality wine certainly helps us through…” James Suckling, one of the world’s most influential wine critics, has released his annual ranking of Top 100 Wines of the Year.
In a year where one would naturally think there hasn’t been much to pop a cork about the Champagne market is fizzing, as a result the Liv-ex Champagne 50 is the top performing regional index seeing a 5% growth trend YTD at the end of September 2020.
Robert Parker, the ‘Godfather of Wine Critics’, retired from his public role tasting and rating wine over a year ago but he continues to influence the market. His legendary palate has identified and promoted some of the most outstanding wines in the world.
On 6th August 2020, Penfolds saw to add another chapter to their 66-yearlong lineage of fine wines with the release of the much anticipated Penfolds Grange 2016.
A year ago, Robert Parker Jnr, the world’s most influential wine critic, stashed his ‘professional spittoon’ in the cupboard and retired from his public role tasting and rating wine, educating consumers, influencing trade and, importantly, the growers themselves. Parker will probably always be recognised as the ‘Godfather of Wine Critics’ – a role he carved […]