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  1. Top of the glass

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... success in the wine industry. Plenty of well-known names are not MWs, including Hugh Johnson and Robert Parker Jnr. 'In a way, the MW didn't make too much difference to me,' says ...

  2. Parker promises smart buys

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com When it comes to wine critics, Robert Parker is the first name that pops into many people's heads. The next stop for the widely travelled American, who samples 10,000 wines a year, will be Hong Kong. He will conduct a wine tasting at Wine Future, a three-day industry summit run by the Wine Academy of Spain at AsiaWorld-Expo next month. Parker, ...

  3. Numbers game

    Posted May 16th 2004, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Since 1978, when The Wine Advocate was first published, giving scores of between 50 and 100 points for each label, Robert Parker has become the most influential shaper of opinion in the world of wine. Parker can make or break a wine by scoring it above or below 80, and has put most cult wines on the map by giving them 95 points or more. Even his detractors ...

  4. Marcos Eguren

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung How did your upbringing affect your career choice? 'I'm the fourth generation of the family to work [in the wine industry]. I was born in the winery. My childhood is associated with the vineyard- I would work there with my father an ...

  5. Cru to himself

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung Robert Parker Jnr sits down on the stage of the ballroom of the Aberdeen Marina Club. The audience of more than 100 has paid US$950 each to taste wines such as Chateau ... public relations [campaigns] and create an image.' Parker, who was raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and lives a few kilometres from where he grew up, started The Wine Advocate at a time when ...

  6. Unbelievable vintage

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... with Debra Meiburg debrameiburg@gmail.com It's a good thing there isn't one person who has as much influence in the international financial market as Robert Parker Jr has ... jumped dramatically. What caused the ruckus? Until Parker pronounced the 2008 Bordeaux vintage to be 'excellent', there had been hopes that Bordelais chateau owners would align ...

  7. Best investments are French and red

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... their present standing to a high rating from the hugely- some would say disproportionately- influential American wine critic Robert Parker, can drop sharply in value if Parker decides a particular ...

  8. Parker gets full points from HK cognoscenti for staying the course

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung Robert Parker, publisher of The Wine Advocate and the world's most influential wine critic, was the main draw at a guided blind wine tasting held at the Aberdeen Marina Club. Organisers Hermitage Wine Singapore had said that Parker would make just a 'special appearance', anticipating he'd be at the tasting for about 15 minutes, but he surprised ...

  9. South of the Bordeaux

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... star count is likely to be WineFuture Hong Kong 2011. Sharing top billing at that event are wine critic Robert Parker and master of wine Jancis Robinson, both leading master classes. ... 6, 7 & 8 WineFuture 2011 Nov 9-10 Robert Parker's SCMP master class and wine dinners Nov 25 Bordeaux wine masters ...

  10. Robert Parker Jnr

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that last meal with me, I would want my wife, who has been my constant companion, dearest friend and confidante for well over 40 years.' For information on the Parker in Asia 2011 events, visit ...




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