The past year’s recession, coupled with the challenges facing traditional print media, have effectively shut down publications, terminated wine columns and eliminated a significant number of wine writer jobs, mostly through attrition and staff reductions. Wall Street Journal wine columnists John Brecher and Dorothy J. Gaiter are the latest to go, ending a 12-year, 579 column run.
Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube talks about the "new normal" for American wine consumers, and where the prices of value and luxury wines are heading.
'Tis the time of year when many consider the main events of the past year, and in this instance, the past decade. Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube reflects on a year and decade fading into history.
After being surprised by the low alcohol level of a Burgundy Pinot Noir, Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube discovers that low alcohol wines aren't so rare after all.