Wine Critics and authorities
Whether your walking through a wine store or choosing a Wine Club that has features quality wines it is helpful to get the recommendation from an expert. In this section you will find top wine critics and find out the terms and definitions on what they say about wines and how the rate wines.
Not all Wine Clubs show ratings on the wines they feature, take a look at who does.
Robert Parker, Jr.
As the founder of the Wine Advocate magazine, Parker has single-handedly changed the course of winemaking across the globe. Since the 1980’s, a 90+ rating from Parker’s Wine Advocate would change the fortunes of a winery. To this day, some of Parker’s favorite wines sell out in just a few weeks after the vintage was released.
Writes for the LA Times, Wine & Spirits Magazine and various other publications. He's got a sharp palate and is an astute taste. Patrick often judges at The San Fransisco Chronicle International Wine Competition which is held once and year and gets over 3300 different wines to rate.