The Oenophiliac

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Robert Parker report: ‘Appearance of impropriety’ in Campo/Miller arrangements

The Wine Advocate’s arrangements in Spain last year created ‘inappropriate ambiguity’ and fell short of the high standards the organisation sets itself, an investigation has found. Parker: ‘ineffectual’ management? Philadelphia … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fury and charges of ‘egotism’ as Loire’s Baumard challenges Grand Cru

Loire producer Domaine des Baumard has provoked fury by challenging the new Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru appellation in France’s Supreme Court. Quarts de Chaume: legal challenge Jean and Florent … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Robert Parker distances himself from Campo as he announces investigation

Robert Parker has called Pancho Campo a ‘lightning rod’ for controversy as he announced a ‘totally transparent’ legal investigation into the series of accusations of cash for tasting that have … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

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