There's a hole in the bucket (or, why this whole "balance" argument was always a crock)
|The author, showing off his giant "Pinot" in 2000|
|The author as the bourgeoning sommelier and wine professional, circa 1978 (with Heather Caparoso)|
|In Berkeley with longtime mentor Kermit Lynch (2012)|
There’s too much good winegrowing going on out there to dismiss any because of less consequential things like alcohol content or varietal fruit profiling. It’s not even a question of balance, because even those perceptions are debatable.
|- New Yorker|