We speak about branching out and drinking wines outside of your comfort zone. Many consumers tell me “I do I do! I drink wines from all over the world” When I ask them what wines they drink from all of these different countries, they still roll off the laundry list of the same 4-5 grape […]Read More Drink Wines The Country Is Known For!
How would you know if Cheddar Style cheese from Wisconsin compares to the Real Cheddar unless you have tried Cheddar from England or Ireland first? The same rule applies to wine. Before you try Pinot Grigio from Italy, try Pinot Gris from Alsace first. Why drink American Chardonnay usually blended and loaded with vanilla, butter, […]Read More Try Grape Varietals From Their Original Home First!
Now that I am back to being a SOMM (Cool Geeky Slang Word For Sommelier or Wine Person) in a Restaurant Arena, I thought I should write a blog entry to help calm my reader’s nerves! As I approach a table in my suit and tie while guests browse through hundreds of pictures on a […]Read More Don’t Run Away From The SOMMELIER!!