How To Become A Wine Sales Rep

How To Become A Wine Sales Rep

It’s 4:30 p.m. on a Thursday, and the staff of the hottest restaurant in town is going around checking the silverware polish, making sure tablecloths look good, and testing each other on the night’s specials, when in walks a young man in a shirt and tie, toting a rolling suitcase. The servers all exchange wary […]

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Grüner Veltliner: The White Wine You Need To Know

Grüner Veltliner: The White Wine You Need To Know

Around this time of year, the outskirts of Vienna become a lively, tipsy scene as people flock to the patios of the Heuriger. These taverns celebrate the harvest season by pouring wine from the nearby vineyards, or even unfermented juice from the latest grape haul. Quite likely, the liter-sized bottle that awaits on your table […]

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How To Become A Sommelier According To Somms Themselves

How To Become A Sommelier According To Somms Themselves

From afar, the lifestyle of the successful sommelier looks quite glamorous, featuring perks such as access to a cellar full of Champagne, and with opportunities to show off one’s skills, such as adeptly pouring a magnum with one hand or detailing the weather conditions of a particular vintage from memory. But how does one actually […]

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Coastal White Wines Are The Perfect Pairing For Seafood

Coastal White Wines Are The Perfect Pairing For Seafood

There’s nothing particularly new about the idea of pairing white wine with seafood. In fact, it’s such common knowledge that you’re probably wondering why I would bother to write about it. Well, here’s a new approach: coastal white wines, in which the grapes enjoy cooling maritime breezes along with a sunny growing season. These wines […]

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Get To Know The Wines Of France’s Loire Valley

Get To Know The Wines Of France’s Loire Valley

It’s simple to explain why the Loire Valley is my absolute favorite wine region. I simply can’t think of any other place where you can find so much diversity in terms of grape varieties, alongside such excellent value and a high proportion of small-scale winemakers devoted to farming organically.

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