The poor communication between Sommelier and Customer as to what style of wine they really want has been an age old dilemma. Many people want a Red or White Wine that isn’t big and tannic and is just soft, and silky and fruity. They Mistakenly ask for a wine that has a HINT of […]Read More Don’t Say The “S” Word !!!
SPOILER ALERT. BIG SECRET REVEALED!! I am elated that 1- This item is back in stock at all our ABC Fine Wine Locations in Florida and 2- I can share this SECRET with you for when you are like me and have CHAMPAGNE TASTES but a SPARKLING WINE BUDGET. Franciacorta is your answer. They Age […]Read More Franciacorta! The SECRET Of The Sparkling Wine World!
I get asked this question at least 10-20 times per day. I am a reformed Decanter Sommelier. I gave it all up 5 years ago. I think you should too. I hope this puts the question to rest for people just getting into wine or even seasoned professionals. Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More To Decant or Not To Decant?? That is The Confusion!
I and every other wine expert in a retail shop must get this question at least 25-30 times per day. The problem is there isn’t a simple answer. It would be rude to answer the question “Where are your Pinot Grigios” by saying… “Everywhere in the store” So let me break this down and explain […]Read More Excuse Me Sir..Where Are Your Pinot Grigios? Well..This Aisle This Aisle And This Aisle!!
$11.99 At ABC Fine Wine And Spirits. Shop online at http://www.abcfws.com Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More There’s More To Italian Wine Than Chianti!! Super Tuscans Are SUPER!!
I am so pleased to be back working for ABC Fine Wines And Spirits. I would be a very wealthy man if I received a dollar for every time a guest in a restaurant or at ABC has said to me either “Can I Take You With Me When I Shop For Wine”? or ” […]Read More Wish I Had A Sommelier With Me All The Time!! NOW YOU CAN!!
It boggles me everyday in this business. I am a Certified Sommelier and I don’t do heart surgery part time on the weekends and I don’t work at Home Depot either. I do however know how to recommend a bottle of wine for you based on your taste and budget. It’s all I know how […]Read More How Can You Say “NO” To That???