Joe Czerwinski

Resolutions for 2020: Joe Czerwinski

By now, you’re probably bored of the numerous “Best of 2019” recaps. No matter the genre, there’s a list: Best movies, best novels, biggest stories. It’s enough to make me reach for a glass of something ordinary, just to drown the feeling of having missed out on so much. So while this article is going to include a few highlights from the past year, I’m going to focus more on the year to come. After all, it is the season for resolutions. How many have you broken already? As a regular contributor, I’m responsible for reviewing the wines of Southern France (Languedoc, Roussillon, Provence and the Rhône Valley), Australia and New Zealand. That’s a lot of wines. So many that sometimes it’s hard to find time to taste wines from outside of those regions. But I think in order to do a good job reviewing those wines, it’s also necessary to have a decent understanding of wines from other parts of the world. How can I realistically assess an Australian Nebbiolo or Sangiovese unless I’m familiar with Italian versions? Or a New Zealand Pinot Noir without tasting some from Burgundy, California, or Oregon? Readers want to know how the wines...

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Bushfire Scorches Adelaide Hills

One-third of the region’s vineyards affected, at least one fatality reported.

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Alain Junguenet Passes Away

He died from complications associated with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 77.

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Royal Adelaide Wine Show Reflections

Joe Czerwinski, managing editor of Robert Parker Wine Advocate, comments on his experiences as guest international judge at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Wine Show.

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Best of 2018: Joe Czerwinski

Without further ado, let’s get right to it.

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What’s Your Spirit Grape?

The Wine Advocate’s managing editor wants to know.

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5 Sparkling Wines from Down Under to Ring in the New Year

The RPWA managing editor gives his picks.

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Best of 2017: Joe Czerwinski

As we near the end of another year, let us celebrate with a fine bottle of wine.

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Mistakes and Mea Culpas

It's true, wine reviewers are not, in fact, infallible.

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A First-Hand Look at the Singapore Wine Scene

Whether you find yourself in Singapore for business or pleasure, there’s no reason to miss out on good wine.

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