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Wine Blog Posts in Importers and Blind Tastings

HOW TO CONDUCT A BLIND WINE TASTING

HOW TO CONDUCT A BLIND WINE TASTING

March 18, 2017

Blind wine tasting is a term used to describe a wine tasting event in which the consumers are not aware of the identity of the wine they taste. This so-called blind technique is used by wine profes... (more)

LADIES NIGHT

LADIES NIGHT

September 06, 2016

Meeting Annie Favia at a recent tasting was invigorating and informative.  One expects the unexpected when it comes to talented Winemakers and their wide-ranging personalities, and Annie didn&... (more)

THE WINE CIRCUS

THE WINE CIRCUS

March 02, 2015

  Sariya Jarasviroj Brown is the esteemed owner of one of the sharpest palates in the wine world.  After many years of working all sides of the business, she has created her own i... (more)

SCHATZI (RHYMES WITH YAHTZEE!)

SCHATZI (RHYMES WITH YAHTZEE!)

February 11, 2015

Kevin Pike, longtime Sales Manager for powerhouse importer Michael Skurnik, recently parlayed his experience working with that vast portfolio by debuting his own import company, Sc... (more)

STOP & SMELL THE ROSÉS

STOP & SMELL THE ROSÉS

May 04, 2014

As Spring melts into Summer, a young man’s fancy turns to wine, women and song.  However, an older wino turns to blush wines (which is about the only time I blush anymore).  ... (more)

SOMM ENCHANTED DRINKING

SOMM ENCHANTED DRINKING

April 08, 2014

At one of our restaurants, we host a monthly event called the Sommelier Showdown.  Our Chefs cook up a brand new menu of five dishes and I do battle with fellow wine professionals (Sommeliers,... (more)

WOMEN IN WINE, TASTING BLIND, DOING FINE

WOMEN IN WINE, TASTING BLIND, DOING FINE

December 02, 0002

If you read this blog with any regularity, you know I’m a big believer in blind tasting (and if you read it with irregularity, you should drink more wine).  On a recent jaunt to the ... (more)

BLIND LEADING THE BLIND TASTING

BLIND LEADING THE BLIND TASTING

December 02, 0002

Recently, I served as a judge at a wine tasting held by the Tasting Panel Magazine.  I am, as one of my fellow tasters (and former employees) so delicately put it, “a veteran taster&rdqu... (more)

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