Jancis Robinson, who broke the news on the consumer survey summary report that Dr. Utermohlen and I released, reported to me, "There was some hostile reaction on the forum of my purple pages but I quelled it, I think."
It is amazing to me how intolerant many people in the wine community have become. Some (many) people love sweet wine, and history shows it is not a US (we grew up on Coca Cola) phenomenon. It is actually a big opportunity! I guess more fuel for the fire to change things...NOW.