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The Emperor of Wine: The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and The Reign of American Taste, by Elin McCoy
Sep 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Back in the late seventies, there were just a smattering of publications and newsletters covering the wine business. A few newspapers, particularly those in vineyard regions, carried wine columns. In California, the late Bob Morrissey was publishing a tabloid called Wine Spectator and paid writers like me $50 an article. Several people, just a step above hobbyists, were turning out newsletters and barely scraping along. Morrissey sold his paper to Marvin Shanken, and the far-sighted marketing...
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