Robert Parker's Sinagpore Investor Revealed (makes more sense now!)
The two people who brokered the deal are commercial bankers who allegedly got $5 million for their efforts, which are now concluded and -- the deal done -- their connection to the deal is now finished. Since they have no involvement in anything EXCEPT making sure the papers were signed correctly, how could it compromise ANYTHING???
Now, Parker has said they won't accept any advertising connected in any way to wine. (I'm too tired to look up the exact quote, but it's in one of the Decanter or Bloomberg articles.) Does that mean they won't accept any advertising for Givenchy? or Louis Vuitton? What about Tag Heuer?or Hublot?
Just curious . . .
The link above reads:
The source then says the primary interest of the group is to ‘Allow advertising, ....
The email I got today from eRobertParker reads:
Advertising – The Wine Advocate will never accept advertising – not in print or PDF. We are, however, considering non-wine related advertising for the bulletin board and parts of eRobertParker.com.