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Category archive: Tastings

The top 10 percent of American drinkers – 24 million adults over age 18 – consume, on average, 74 alcoholic drinks per week. Remember, 1 drink is defined as about 150ml of wine (12%), 340ml of beer (5%) or 43ml of liquor (40%). — Hard to believe that 10% of all American over 18 consume…

24 million Americans consume 74 alcoholic drinks per week?

The Rise and Fall of an American Beer Glas: the Shaker Pint: www.citylab.com

The Rise and Fall of an American Beer Glas: the Shaker Pint

AAWE Rheinhessen Riesling Tasting with Stuart Pigott

On November 28, 2012, we held the 3rd AAWE Wine Tasting, this time with Berlin-based English-born wine writer Stuart Pigott at the Manhattan restaurant Trestle on Tenth. Stuart organized the tasting and put together an impressive line of Rheinhessen Rieslings. Don’t miss the 10 min video produced by Marcarthur Baralla.

AAWE Rheinhessen Riesling Tasting with Stuart Pigott

by Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D.,  November 2012 Introduction The Judgment of Paris in 1976, chronicled in George Taber’s book, was the first in a series of widely reported blind tastings. Below, I summarize the findings from those tastings (and my own – less widely reported). I also report on what research is telling us. I…

The Declining Significance of Wine Tastings

At its Annual Conference in Princeton, the American Association of Wine Economists (www.wine-economics.org) organized a wine tasting called “The Judgment of Princeton.” It was modeled after the 1976 “ Judgment of Paris.” In 1976, British wine merchant Steve Spurrier organized two blind tastings with 9 French wine judges who were associated with the wine industry…

The Judgment of Princeton