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Having Trouble Finding a the Right Wine for your Dinner Party?

You’re Not Alone. And Jim is Here to Help!

As a Certified Sommelier, with Advanced Certification from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Jim is a business person with 30 years of professional drinking experience helping professionals navigate wine and spirits, while keeping it fun! Your answer is sure to be found in Jim’s blog.

What do You Do if Your Business Dining Partner Doesn’t Drink?

What do You Do if Your Business Dining Partner Doesn’t Drink?

While drinking doesn’t have the stigma of smoking in public, there is a camp of people that for personal or religious reasons choose not to drink.  That’s not a problem, it just means more for those that do! How do you handle it when you don’t know your partner’s...

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Ordering Wine on a Date

Ordering Wine on a Date

While it’s not technically a professional drinking event, there are some similar tips you can keep in mind when it comes to ordering wine if you’re on a date. The first rule of drinking on a date is not to get hammered.  It can happen easily - both of you are...

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Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

One of the great ways to expand your palate beyond a wine club is by tasting wine with friends.  This is one of the ways Sommeliers grow their wine knowledge, they taste a broad diversity of wines – lots of grapes from lots of regions.  You can pretty easily...

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