a little expert advice on which of the thousands of new wines are best?
When it comes to wine, everyone's either a critic (depending on what they're tasting) or a big fan who wants you to know their latest and greatest find.
Most reviewers will give a selection in many price ranges, so you can follow their wine advice no matter what your budget.
To be clear, wine reviews differ from wine ratings, given by the likes of The Wine Spectator,
The Wine Enthusiast, and Wine & Spirits Magazine. These highly-respected publications issue ratings based
on the 50 to 100 numerical scale which have become the industry standard. The numbers are carefully followed by those interested in wine investing or buying wine at auction.
For the rest of us, wine reviews are hopefully colorful, well-written, and entertaining reads that include tasting notes so you can compare along with your first sip. If you're new to hosting a wine tasting you might even want to use a trusted wine review as a baseline with which to gauge your guests' first impressions.
experts as they offer their take on the latest offerings from international wineries.
Whether your taste runs to reds, whites or rosés,
you'll find wines that will delight and challenge you.
Wine reviews around the Web:
Wine X Magazine - Wine for the Gen X generation "without the usual intimidation" including travel notes, buying advice and more
in blog post format making for a great read and some excellent wine suggestions.
Scout .eu.org - Like having an uncle in the business, with brief
personal tasting notes on mainly French wines, with side trips to Italy, sage counsel
on wine collecting, plus advice on food and wine pairing, a photo gallery and free
- The online edition of one of Australia's premier print publications,
with reviews and news of the country's top rated and 5-star wines,
an extensive archive
of past story features, gourmet recipes, related links and an