In short, I had my first wine epiphany. From then on whenever I put my nose in a glass wine smelled like “things” instead of just wine.Read More
Category: Tim Gaiser’s Blog
Here are just a few of the gems in Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser’s newest article. We think it’s one of the best “101” guides for those just getting into wine, packed with sage advice we wish we had been given a long time ago. And although it is geared toward newbies, it’s actually full of wise advice longtime wine industry pros may want to take into consideration.Read More
The days of Australian wine being synonymous with over-extracted, unbalanced fruit juice are mercifully past us. Yet to a certain extent, and among a certain generation of consumers, the stigma has proven to be frustratingly persistent.
Sure, there are plenty of massively styled reds being produced Down Under, but that’s the case around the world, and to discuss them as if they’re in any way emblematic of an entire country’s—and in this, an entire continent’s!—wine culture is grossly inaccurate.
Not long ago I stumbled across the Khan Academy. If not familiar, Khanacademy.com is an online school that offers free instruction on a wide range of subjects, from math (up to and including Calculus) to science to the arts...Read More