For those who fear wine websites only review wines they like, a tit-for-tat deal to ensure the steady flow of free samples, read on. Stewed cherries, black raspberries, and artificial vanilla flavor create a mish-mash that cannot be recommended. The Palate Press Grand Tasting panel awarded this an overly-generous two out of five stars.

WHO: Razor’s Edge
WHAT: Syrah (Shiraz)
WHERE: McLaren Vale, Australia
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $11 (Media warning)

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