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Sommeliers: Do We Need Them?

First of all, congratulations to Arvid Rosengren, from Sweden, who was recently named World’s Best Sommelier for 2016. He recounts, in an interview with Food & Wine Magazine… 937 more words


46 Weeks To Go - Running With Weights

Yesterday I tasted my first flight of six wines double blind, in which you cannot even see the wine.  Black glasses remove the sight element and force you to rely on the nose and palate.   552 more words

Master Sommelier Exam

The Case of Somm vs The People

The Layman’s Guide To Ordering Wine

By Kat Thomas

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I know the look. The head drops, eye contact is avoided and the body language starts to build a fortress around the… 1,843 more words

Klein Constantia

In early April I had the pleasure of joining Jacqueline Harris from Klein Constantia along with some other wine buyers from around Denver for lunch at FIRE.   482 more words

How to order wine like you know how to order wine

For many of us, ordering wine in a restaurant is like shooting darts with our eyes closed. We set the bar quite low for ourselves when it comes to defining success, and often we’re content just to hit the board. 1,818 more words

За прошедшую неделю, мной ,не много не мало, было продегустировано 16 различных вин. И само сложное наступает в тот момент, когда на тебя смотрят три-четыре пары глаз и страстно желают услышать твое мнение.  10 more words


How Wine Changed My Life - Taking That Leap of Faith

Two years ago from today I conducted my very first wine tasting as a Traveling Vineyard wine guide. I had no idea what the next two years were about to bring into my life. 1,387 more words