Popular wine critic Robert Parker recently expressed concern that high wine prices are shutting out young consumers and are leading to the rise in craft beers and other alternative alcoholic beverages.  He predicts that there will be a “reckoning” for high-priced wine producers, especially elite Bordeaux producers.  Parker admits that he is part of the problem and that his rating of certain wines has led to increased prices.  Click here to read more about Parker’s comments.