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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’s Better, Screw Cap or Cork?

What’s Better, Screw Cap or Cork?

It’s a question as old as screw caps (corks have been around a while).  And the simple answer is – it depends.  Let’s dig into the differences because despite some technical issues, so wines are just better in one or the other.  Ultimately, it’s a...

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The Dirty Little Secret about Sweet Wines

The Dirty Little Secret about Sweet Wines

One of the most commonly misused words when people order wine is “Sweet”.  When wine people say a wine is sweet, they mean that there is residual sugar in the wine, in other words, not all the grape juice has been converted into alcohol.  This is a winemaker...

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How to Tell Your Server What Kind of Wine You Want

How to Tell Your Server What Kind of Wine You Want

Clearly, the easiest way to tell a server or Sommelier what type of wine you want is to point to the one that you have selected on the list. Frankly, if you can do that and be comfortable with all the wine styles, you might know more than your server.  But that...

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