Do I Contradict Myself?
Columnists, like teenagers, consider themselves models of clarity. Others beg to differ. A participant in Wine Spectator's Web site forums noted a recent column where I inveighed against the radical filtration technique called reverse osmosis, which literally deconstructs wine, so as to allow a winemaker to remove excess water or alcohol.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2002.