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We’re pouring vintage tips on which wines to buy and why, delicious pairing suggestions, our perspective on professional wine services, and even wine storage techniques harvested from the country’s top wine experts, sommeliers, and wine writers. Cheers!

Wine Basics
Varietals
Food & Wine Matching
  Professional Wine Service
Purchasing Wine - Restaurants and Wine Shops
Wine Storage and Care



Wine Basics

Perfect Wines for Holidays and Celebrations
By David Singer, Libation Education, Brookline

Sake Tips from Eric Swanson
By Eric Swanson, Shibuya, Las Vegas

Wine Tips from Doug Frost, MS, MW
By Dough Frost, Kansas City, Kansas

Tips from Featured Sommelier Paul Tanquay
By Paul Tanguay, SushiSamba, New York

Wine Tips
By Caroline Styne, Lucques and AOC, Los Angeles

Joys and Pet Peeves
By Ken Collura, El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa
Taos, New Mexico

Wine for the Gulf Coast Summer!
By Chris Shepherd, Brennan's of Houston, Texas

Matching Traditional Mexican Ingredients with Wine
By Jill Gubesch, Sommelier, Topolobampo, Chicago

The 10 Greatest Things Happening in the Wine Business Right Now
By Greg Harrington, B.R. Guest Inc, New York

Miguel Angel Benito's Tips: An Introduction to Sherry
By Miguel Angel Benito, El Chaflán, Madrid, Spain

Yves Sauboua's Wine Tips
By Yves Sauboua, Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery, Healdsburg, CA

Michael Scherzberg's Wine Tips
By Michael Scherzberg, The New Orleans Grill, New Orleans, Louisiana

Belinda Chang's Wine Tips
By Belinda Chang, Fifth Floor Restaurant, San Francisco

Chris Angulo's Wine Tips
By Chris Angulo, Water Grill, Los Angeles, CA

Erik Liedholm's Wine Tips
By Erik Liedholm, Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, Washington, D.C.

Todd Thrasher's Wine Tips
By Todd Thrasher, Signatures, Washington, D.C.

Jean Luc Le Dû's Wine Tips
By Jean Luc Le Dû, Daniel, New York City

Jeff Morgenthal's Wine Tips
By Jeff Morgenthal, Drago, Santa Monica

Christie Dufault's Wine Tips
By Christie Dufault, GARY DANKO, San Francisco

Eric Scheffer's Wine Tips
By Eric Scheffer, Savoy Cucina Italiana, Ashville, North Carolina

Warner Strejan's Wine Tips
By Warner Strejan, Wine Director, AZ

Jerry Castleman's Wine Tips
By Jerry Castleman, Wine Director, Anago Restaurant

Keeping an Eye on the Little Bottles
By Aaron von Rock, Wine Director, Verbena

Read Everything, Taste Everything!
By Alicia Towns, Wine Manager, Grill 23 & Bar

"Don't Swirl That Splash"
By Gale Herman, Sommelier, ATLAS

Judge for Yourself       >> French Version
By Alexis Beltrami

"Sweet" vs. "Dry" Wines
By Alexis Beltrami

How to Develop Your Wine Palate
By Madeline Triffon, Wine Director, Unique Restaurant Corp.

Kick Some Rocks
By Ken Fredrickson, MS
Restaurant Terroir, Jackson, Wyoming

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Varietals

A Sommelier’s Free Associations About Champagne
By Madeline Triffon, Wine Director, Unique Restaurant Corp.

Bargain Red Alternatives
By Alexis Beltrami

Buying White Wine
By Alexis Beltrami

Michigan wines
By Madeline Triffon, Wine Director, Unique Restaurant Corp.

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Food and Wine Matching

Karen King's Tips for Matching Food & Wine
By Karen King, Union Square Café

Wines for Bouillabaisse       >> French Version
By Alexis Beltrami

Wines for a Barbecue
By Alexis Beltrami

Wines for Brunch
By Alexis Beltrami

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Professional Wine Service

A Letter from a Sommelier to Future Chefs of America
By Madeline Triffon, Wine Director, Unique Restaurant Corp.

Educating the Staff
By Michael Flynn, Wine Director, Kinkead’s

Planning a Restaurant Wine Program
By Michael Flynn, Wine Director, Kinkead’s

Things Customers Say
By Alicia Towns, Wine Manager, Grill 23 & Bar

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Purchasing Wine - Restaurants and Wine Shops

Tips to make a restaurant evening smoother
By Steven Lande, The Dining RoomRitz-Carlton Chicago, IL

Andrew Bradbury's Wine Tips
By Andres Bradbury, Aureole, Las Vegas



Wine storage and care

Decanting
By Laura De Pasquale, Wine Director, NORMAN'S

A Good Screw: 5 Secrets YOU Should Know!
By Alexis Beltrami

Enjoying Your Wine at Home
By Ken Fredrickson, MS Restaurant Terroir, Jackson, Wyoming

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