Archive for the Tag 'Stephen Tanzer'


It all boils down to Parker, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Tanzer, in the Total Wine World

“Back in the day” (pre social media), the following four … Parker, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Tanzer … along with Charlie Olken ruled wine with an iron fist. And, they still do, boys and girls. This are just my observances from 20+ years of experiences, while being on the inside of the wine world. […]


Has The Web 2.0 Marcoshifting Finally Settled In? And, Guess Who’s Now Wine Blogging

This blog posting has been inspired by Charlie Olken, of Connoisseurs Guide to California Wine. Bear with me… The indented paragraphs are setting an important stage. What follows after this introduction is something very exciting about our pal Charlie. Web 2.0 caused a huge marcoshift in publishing. No one is going to argue that one […]


Weighing in on the Tanzer Wine Blog “About” Page Debacle

If you don’t know, Stephen Tanzer ~ one of the world’s most well respected wine writers ~ just launched a wine blog called Winophilia. Unfortunately, he unwittingly did it with his boxing gloves on. I say unwittingly, because he hadn’t yet jumped into the wine blogging pool, so he didn’t know who the swimmers of […]