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Mar 25, 2011

Building on last week's episode of "How to Speak to a Sommelier," we get into it on wine etiquette basics. Believe it or not, there are some unwritten rules about tasting wine in a formal setting.  Whether you’re at a winery, wine bar, or a fancy dinner, Elizabeth and Rick help by explaining ‘wine...

Mar 18, 2011

Credit: Flickr In addition to going over the correct pronunciation of sum-muhl-YAY (and sharing a few fun mispronunciations), Elizabeth and Rick provide some tips to help you have a productive conversation with the sommelier at a restaurant.  We hope to make your wine ordering experience much more enjoyable and less...

Mar 11, 2011

Back for part two on the topic of terroir (teh-RWAH), but this time Elizabeth and Rick talk about the different aspects of terroir and why they make a difference in wines produced from different regions.

Show Notes:

  • Thank you’s - Please keep posting your comments on the Facebook page
  • Main Topic - Aspects of...

Mar 4, 2011

Terroir (teh-RWAH) - It’s a HUGE topic in the wine world, and not without controversy. In this first segment, Elizabeth and Rick define terroir and its effect on wine.

Show Notes:

  • Shout-outs - More awesome feedback from our friends on Facebook, the blog, and on iTunes!
  • Wine News - We skipped this week’s news to...