Back labels offer one of the few opportunities for
producers to communicate with their public. Some take this chance
well, others make a hash of it—and still others decide to go without
a back label at all (they are extremely rare in Bordeaux, Burgundy and
other classic French regions). Here I examine the back labels from a
fairly random assortment of wines, and give some opinions.
I'm surprised producers don't take more care over their back labels. I
guess if they are exporting to several countries they need several
different ones. At the very least, I'd suggest getting them checked
over by a native speaker of the language in question, and use of a
spellchecker is also advised.
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