Month: June 2017

Drinker’s Digest: Intro & Decanter on 23/06

The internet of wine is vast: tasting notes, news, gossip, prices, analysis and buying advice. I feel that I can’t read as much of it as I’d like to. Like you I have habits and filters to cope with the quantity: bookmarks, favorites, online networks and communities. And so I am part of the tangled world-wide web of words. The internet of wine is rich, yet we are creatures of habit. It takes time to discover a source of knowledge, to feel and become familiar with its grooves. It’s easier to roam well-known territory, to tend my bookmarks, look out for trusted ‘likes’, like the one above. When I do venture out into unfamiliar undergrowth, the journeys are tangled and haphazard. Tabs accumulate with trails followed and abandoned. It would be easier with a map. I could scan its features in seconds and plan my route. I could focus my journeys and I’d be able to see more in less time. In previous posts we visualized tasting notes. We ran wine-reviews through algorithms that look for …