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6 Things Sommeliers Hate to Hear.

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If you’ve ever worked in a restaurant, you’ll know EXACTLY what I’m talking about in this post. If on the other hand none of this makes any sense to you, you are part of the problem.   What the Sommelier … Continue reading

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What’s a “Good” Wine?

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It’s often said that: “There are no stupid questions when it comes to wine!” but for the sake of this article, I’m going to disagree. I HATE the word “good” when referencing wine i.e. “Oh, you’re a Sommelier? What’s a … Continue reading

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What is a Sommelier?–Happy Hour for I Know Jax

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I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was taking part in filming wine-themed segments for I Know Jax, a TV series based here in Jacksonville. It’s essentially a TV magazine-style show, about fun things to do in the greater … Continue reading

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Is the US Palate Changing?

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The traditional gap between a US and Euro-palate is becoming less obvious, according to a French-guy named Louis-Fabrice Latour (you might of heard of him), head of Burgundy negociant and grower Maison Louis Latour. “The trade in the US has … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Indulge Wine School.

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For anyone wanting to expand their knowledge of wine, I have the PERFECT opportunity for YOU! Long-story-short: I was approached a couple of months ago by the Indulge Wine School to be their official Wine Instructor for Jacksonville. They’d already … Continue reading

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Court of Master Sommeliers Introduces “Hyper-Decanting” to Course Syllabus.

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WARNING: THIS ARTICLE WAS PRODUCED AS PART OF APRIL FOOLS DAY JOKE. ALL CHARACTERS ARE FICTIONAL. I DO NOT REPRESENT THE COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS AND NEVER HAVE. It’s about time hyper-decanting was given the recognition the recognition it deserves!For … Continue reading

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