I don’t know about you, but the first time I ever read an expert wine review, I was mystified. Some of it I understood, certainly. But the rest of it was like a riddle – a coded message full of strange words and hidden meanings. Yet here’s the thing: no matter how opaque or mysterious they seemed, I wanted more. I wanted to gain access to the information they held. I wanted to crack the code and solve the mysteries within. I still do.
Deciphering the Message
While I haven’t yet made a complete breakthrough on cracking the code, I have made some progress. The first thing I had to come to terms with was the heavy use of foreign language in the reviews. I was OK with that, actually. I studied languages in school, so facing down a new foreign word can even be enjoyable to me. …
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