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Wine Blog Posts in Vintage Spotlight and Blind Tastings

WHAT DESSERT WINES ARE TURKEY BEST KNOWN FOR?

WHAT DESSERT WINES ARE TURKEY BEST KNOWN FOR?

July 05, 2017

Since the turn of the 21st century, Turkey has become better known for its wide variety of exceptional w... (more)

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)

VINTAGE WINE

VINTAGE WINE

January 15, 2016

Wine is a delicious beverage that only seems to age with time and develop an even finer taste the older it gets. There are numerous reasons people drink wine and even more places where you can go t... (more)

UPRIGHT TASTING BRIGADE

UPRIGHT TASTING BRIGADE

September 22, 2014

Somm Journal magazine recently invited me to take part in a ‘Sommelier Harvest Experience’ at Sanford Winery.  My first thought – wow, the labor pool must be worse than I tho... (more)

THAT OLD CHESTNUT

THAT OLD CHESTNUT

July 16, 2014

Youth, in wine and in life, symbolizes precocious, brash behavior, unfettered by restraint and fully forward in its approach.  Many wines, like many humans, peak in their ‘High School&rs... (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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