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    Wines of South America by Evan Goldstein

    More than Wines of South America being an important body of work, it's about the author for me. Please don't misunderstand me. This latest book by Evan Goldstein is just brilliant, but that's what I've come to expect from him; and, that's why he's even more important to me than the books he's producing...

    20 readers - By Wine Blog

    Meet the Austin wine pros competing to become Texas’ best sommelier

    On August 11, eight Austin wine experts will test their mettle against elite wine professionals from around the state in the Texas’ Best Sommelier Competition. The competition will be held at the 10th anniversary of TEXSOM, one of the world’s largest gathering of wine professionals taking place in Dallas.

    17 readers - By What Are you Drinking?

      10th Annual TEXSOM Highlights

      What Are you Drinking? - - 15 readers - Its like Christmas in August, or, summer camp for wine pros. The tenth anniversary of the Texas Sommelier Conference, AKA TEXSOM, held at the Four Seasons Hotel Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas drew 900 sommeliers and wine enthusiasts to participate in educational seminars, wine tastings and tons of fun networking.

      The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge; My Best Friend Wine.

      winesnark.com - - 9 readers - The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge is a writing competition & this month’s theme is “Friend” #MWWC11. Since I’ve mentioned my friendship with wine in several blogs I’m revisiting some of those thoughts in a single blog entitled … My Best Friend Wine. “Writing is a lonely job, unless you’re a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach.

      Texas’ Best Sommelier Competition 2014

      Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine - - 3 readers - I am a Sommelier. Not because I’ve earned a pin that says I’m certifiable certified from the Court of Master Sommeliers. It’s in my job title. But even before my current job, I was the sommelier at those other jobs. But at those places I was known as the “wine guy.” Saying “sommelier” in one of those places would return a confused look most of the time.

      What’s New is What You Can’t See!

      Vegas Wineaux - - 3 readers - It’s been a rough couple of days. In updating the site, I ran into a lot more technical problems than I had planned. Fortunately, everything has worked out okay, and the new Vegas Wineaux site is up and running. There are still a couple of things that need to be addressed, but I’ve gotten the most important parts addressed and completed. The first thing you may notice is that there’s a new logo.

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      Sommelier’s Top Wine Recommendations from TEXSOM

      …A breakdown of sparkling, white and red wine from the 10th annual Texas Sommelier Conference. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when walking through the vast canyons of wines at the store. Faced with that immense selection, it’s tempting just to pick the same wine we know. On the flip side, the thousands of different wines present a fantastic…

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      What’s New is What You Can’t See!

      … rating systems award 50 points just for being wine. So if the wine really stinks, it still gets 50 points! The system that I’m using – based on one that’s been used in the technology world for ages – allows me to rate every aspect of the wine loosely based on the famous Grid that’s the creation of the Court of Master Sommeliers/Guild of Sommeliers…

      3 readers - By Vegas Wineaux

      Texas’ Best Sommelier Competition 2014

      …I am a Sommelier. Not because I’ve earned a pin that says I’m certifiable certified from the Court of Master Sommeliers. It’s in my job title. But even before my current job, I was the sommelier at those other jobs. But at those places I was known as the “wine guy.” Saying “sommelier” in one of those places would return a confused look most…

      3 readers - By Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine

      10th Annual TEXSOM Highlights

      … Its like Christmas in August, or, summer camp for wine pros. The tenth anniversary of the Texas Sommelier Conference, AKA TEXSOM, held at the Four Seasons Hotel Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas drew 900 sommeliers and wine enthusiasts to participate in educational seminars, wine tastings and tons of fun networking. This year  39 Master…

      15 readers - By What Are you Drinking?

      Wines of South America by Evan Goldstein

      … became the eighth American and youngest ever at the time to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier examination. Since 1990 Evan has created wine education programs and service hospitality schools with Seagram Chateau & Estates Wines Company, Diageo, Allied Domecq, and most recently, as the Vice President of Global Wine & Brand Education…

      20 readers - By Wine Blog

      The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge; My Best Friend Wine.

      … with wine quickly blossomed into a full-blown love affair. Eventually I bought a fine wine store and went to school to become a certified sommelier. I aced the class on “Terroir; Between Medoc and a Hard Place” but I struggled with “Condescending Comments 101” and “How to Demean, Disparage and Patronize 102”. I’m certainly attracted to wine…

      9 readers - By winesnark.com

      Meet the Austin wine pros competing to become Texas’ best sommelier

      … On August 11, eight Austin wine experts will test their mettle against elite wine professionals from around the state in the Texas’ Best Sommelier Competition. The competition will be held at the 10th anniversary of TEXSOM, one of the world’s largest gathering of wine professionals taking place in Dallas. The winner of the annual competition…

      17 readers - By What Are you Drinking?

      Houston Sommeliers to Compete for Texas’ Best Sommelier

      … The post Houston Sommeliers to Compete for Texas’ Best Sommelier appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. The 10th anniversary of TEXSOM will take place at the Four Seasons Resort & Club in Las Colinas, Texas, from August 9 to 11. The Texas Sommelier’s Conference hosts wine professionals and connoisseurs from around the world allowing them…

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