David Schildknecht

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WFW73 Front Cover

Edition 73 – 2021 Q3

Jim Clarke, Authenticity, Craft, and Wine

Alex Maltman, Limestone: The Holy Grail or Charismatic Illusion?

Amanda Barnes, Uruguay: The Little Wine Country That Could

David Schildknecht and Terry Theise, The Great and the Good: A Debate on Scores

Andrew Jefford and Robert Walters, The Changing Winds Correspondence

Simon Field MW, Dom Pérignon 2012 and Plénitude 2 2003

Michael Edwards, Bruno Paillard Assemblage 2012

Simon Field MW, Philipponnat 1522

Michael Edwards, Louis Roederer Collection 242

Sarah Ahmed, Casa Ferreirinha Barca Velha 2011

Richard Mayson, Quinta da Ervamoira

Joanna Simon, Tenuta Argentiera Ventaglio 2016

Ken Gargett, Penfolds Collection 2021

Margaret Rand, Vasse Felix Tom Cullity 2017

Essi Avellan MW, Bollinger La Côte aux Enfants

Raymond Blake, Maurice Healy

Michael Schuster, Château Monestier La Tour

Margaret Rand, Miguel Torres Jr

Tastings: Red Rioja, Terrasses du Larzac Reds, Cahors and Argentinian Malbec, Alsace and German Riesling