I’m looking for the Leon Trotskys, the Philip Roths, the Chaucers and the Edith Whartons of the wine world. I want my wines to tell a good story. I want them natural and most of all, like my dear friends, I want them to speak the truth even if we argue. With this messiah thing going on, I’m trying to swell the ranks of those who love the differences in each vintage, who abhor homogenization, who want wines that make them smile, think, laugh,and feel sexy. For better or worse, it seems as if I am a wine cop traversing the earth, writing and speaking my mind, drinking and recommending wines that are honest.
Before you start thinking: no, it wasn't written by me - I wish it were... The wise words belong to Alice Feiring and she writes the extremely interesting "Veritas in Vino".
I absolutely fell in love with "those who love the differences in each vintage, who abhor homogenization, who want wines that make them smile, think, laugh,and feel sexy." Feeling sexy is something rare nowadays, but all the rest... oh yes, I want my wines to make me smile, think and laugh! Thanks, Alice. And thanks to Cris Berger as well, the author of the beautiful picture which illustrates the Pizzato web site.