The Transition

I have changed sides. For the last 30 years I have been a critical consumer and wine trade professional. Now I am getting my hands sticky with freshly picked grapes and have spent a full year with vineyards I find I am transformed. Wine is no longer what it was before and I will try to communicate those issues to the readers of this blog. There is truly an "other side" to wine and I will try to bring an appreciation of wine as an agricultural art to my readers here.

So we start...