Articles by Barry Smith
©Tracy Ducasse, Wikimedia Commons Click here to read more from our November 2016 issue When was the last time you were asked to guess what the wine was in your glass? Anyone who professes some...
©Tomas Castelazo Just a couple of weeks after the unsuccessful coup attempt against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and at a time when he has imposed greater restrictions on the sale of...
©Veronique Pagnier, Wikimedia Commons How important is the sense of smell to our experience of wines? We know that a large part of what we call taste is in fact due to smell. The tongue’s...
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Barry Smith / January 21, 2016
When it comes to great wine, maybe we just don't need descriptions