Wine: Let the English Cast the First Stone

Could it be true that the Anglo-Saxons are more expert than the French or the Italians when it comes to critiquing wine? It is quite clear: the greatest and best critics of the produce of the vine are to be found outside of continental Europe, the wine world’s top producer… An expertise that is natural, when we look more closely at it, and that falls within a logical context of consumption: when the English or American “man in the street” doesn’t know much (a lack or absence of viticultural education), he, with suitable humility, allows the “expert-connoisseur” to guide his choices…

Does that mean that France, number one exporter of high-value wines, can claim to have 60 million potential critics?

https://theconversation.com/pourquoi-les-anglo-saxons-dominent-la-critique-vinicole-mondiale-163527

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