Send all questions to email@example.com In these enlightened times, do I still have to pay for women on dates? Although these are enlightened times, you never should assume going into the date that it’s Dutch treatment. If you’ve done the asking, you should expect to do the paying. I assume if you’re asking, you’ve also picked […]
Send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org Every time I go out for a work event, the somm brings my male colleagues the wine list. I actually know a lot more about wine, but even if I didn’t, it’s 2017! How can I politely but firmly take control of this situation? This is a very tough situation. […]
Send all questions to email@example.com I desperately want to sip a beer on the beach. There’s only one problem — I hate beer! I’m sick of being stuck with shitty wine in dive bars. How can I learn to love beer? The best advice I can give you is to head to a bar known […]
Send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org My friends and I went out to a BYOB and we agreed beforehand to split the cost of the wine. I know wine so they put me in charge and I decided to bring one of my favorite bottles that happens to be on the expensive side.
Send all questions to email@example.com What’s the big deal with Burgundy? Why are people obsessed with it? Burgundy has an allure unlike any other wine region in the world, and much of that allure has to do with the environment. The stereotypical picture most people have of a wine region is of a place where […]
While the United States has plenty of wine regions to explore — more than enough to keep even the most efficient enthusiasts busy — it’s no secret that many of the world’s greatest wines are produced outside of the country. This means that if you’re a serious wine drinker, you need to travel abroad to fully […]
Send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org How long can I stay at a table in a restaurant after finishing my food? In Europe the answer would be: AS LONG AS YOU WANT. For anyone who’s traveled, you know most restaurants take that to the extreme, making it damn near impossible to even ask for the check when you’re finally […]
Send all questions to email@example.com Can I go to the bar to order a drink if the cocktail waitress is ignoring me? Bars where sitting at a table requires you to order from a server can definitely be annoying. Trust me, I FEEL YOUR PAIN.
Group occasions can have the greatest rewards. But they are often not without lots of stress beforehand. Whether dining out with a bunch of friends, hosting dinner for 12, or planning the party of the year, there’s one issue that always presents a dilemma: what wine to drink? Invariably, there will be differences of opinion […]