Robert Parker Jr.


Robert M. Parker is a prominent and well-known American wine critic, considered to be one of the most influential people in the wine industry today.

As a Chicago resident for six years starting in the late 1990s, I got to know Master Sommelier

SpeakEasy: Robert Dwyer, The Wellesley Wine Press
Robert Dwyer at Fattoria Felsina Berardenga, Tuscany.

From the peaks of Flagstaff, Arizona, to the heights of Brunello di Montalcino, Robert Dwyer has travelled

Adam Strum


Adam Strum is founder and chairman of Wine Enthusiast Companies, the largest group of wine commerce and media companies in the world. He is also editor and

SpeakEasy: Jeff Kralik, The Drunken Cyclist
Note: Spandex cycling gear not a SpeakEasy requirement, just a trend.

When I encounter a blog called "The Drunken Cyclist", there's one thing for