“Wine Experts” Are Full of Crap

Tastes like… red.

In response to the great essay by Ryan Opaz on the sad state of the modern wine world. Here are a few thoughts of my own about “wine experts”.

First, the well known stories and then my own personal experience with being embarrassed by thinking I had a great palate for wine judging. Anyone who has poked fun at wine snobs over the years knows about and frequently mentions one of several studies that have…