If wine tasting is bullshit, then it follows the naming of wines has to be full of it too.
Marketing. It’s all about marketing. I’ve said before how the design of a wine label will influence our eyes before our tongues even get a taste. Now the naming of wines is messing with our brains as we walk the aisles.
None of them carry the prestige or elegance of the grand houses of Bordeaux or the stars of Napa, but they do carry that microbrew counter culture cache that has become popular.
It’s a tiny little middle finger at the wine industry proving what’s on the outside matters just as much as what’s on the inside.
Yes, the naming of wines, like wine tasting, is bullshit.
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