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Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #23 (#MWWC23)

Last week, Chad of (Un)Common Grape won the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #22 (#MWWC22) and just like all previous winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC23). 607 more words


Citrus Etoile

I am back….Hi everyone.

For the last four weeks I have been working at the lovely Citrus Etoile Restaurant (Champs Elysees) under the head sommelier … wow. 737 more words


Is it Champagne or is it Sparkling Wine?

Hello everyone!  Thank you so much for following me on my pursuit to become a Master Sommelier, I hope it is just as engaging and fun for you as it is for me.   496 more words


Chinese New Year Wine Pairings

With Chinese New Year arriving I thought I’d showcase some wine and food pairings that would be terrific for your celebrations during this festive time. I came across several of these pairings from the acclaimed Canadian Icewine producer, Inniskillin. 1,473 more words


Predicting the Future of Wine Programs and the Restaurant Trade?

Why is a cartoon commenting on the impact of changing technology showing up on a wine blog… I selected it, because a changing landscape is all too familiar where technology is concerned. 448 more words


Austria Uncorked: NY's Best Somm 2016!

Calling all sommeliers who can get to New York on April 18th and are looking to showcase their knowledge and skills in a head-to-head competition with some of the industry’s brightest up-and-coming stars! 116 more words

Austrian Wine

Restaurant-Quality Wines You Can Enjoy At Home

We’ve all been to a fantastic restaurant, soaked up the ambience, devoured delicious food and discovered a fantastic new wine. The whole process is a love affair for the senses but the cost of this treat is increasing. 434 more words