Rick Bakas

Romance is Dead: The Demise of the Quarterly Review of Wines Magazine.

The Quarterly Review of Wines is calling it quits for its 145,000-circulation magazine after more than thirty years. “No one really wanted to go, but we all knew it was time,” said publisher/owner Richard Elia.  The QRW has been checking out vintages and profiling winery owners since 1977. Elia decided it was time for last call because of an aging staff, declining ads and readership and an industry that’s not much fun to cover any…

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