Wine Spectator Hoaxed —
Osteria L’Intrepido, a restaurant in Milan, Italy, was recently awarded Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for its wine list. Problem is, Osteria L'Intrepido doesn't exist. It was a hoax restaurant created by Robin Goldstein (author of The Wine Trials
) which he created to test the validity of Wine Spectator's award program.
Goldstein's description of the hoax can be read here
. Wine Spectator's response is here
If you don't know much about Wine Spectator's award program (as I…