Category Archives: Wine Education

Louis Roederer and The French Wine Society

These are two truly great names in the world of fine wine, each with a uniqueness that transcends their respective undertakings. The former, of course, is the centuries old (1833), famously celebrated, champagne house known for its outstanding vintage and non-vintage champagnes–a household name, really. The latter, is a French wine educational institution for industry

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Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work (Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering)

  Have you ever wondered why Champagne is present at nearly every major event, celebration, or gathering? Have you ever wondered what is so compelling about this ultra-distinguished wine? Me too, and it took some years to figure it out so, if you haven’t yet discovered Champagne, you’re missing true greatness. Where I went wrong

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Theory of Atomic Collisions

In recent years it seems we can’t visit the Internet, watch TV, or read a publication without some new study informing us that wine is in some way good for our health. According to a number of studies, drinking one to three glasses of red wine per day will fend off (choose one) various types

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The Elegance of Wine

A few weeks ago I had a small soirée with friends. Virtually everyone that attended is a serious and very knowledgeable wine collector (or is the other half of a collector) and are people that I have had the great pleasure to know and taste wine with over the course of years. There were eighteen

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Provenance of Fine Wine

Buying older vintages of wine is not without its risk, especially given the cost of fine wine, but it also has tremendous rewards if you’re careful. With lots of legal issues in the news lately surrounding wine, it’s always a good time to take stock of your wine buying practices to make sure you are

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How Do You Say That Word?

What You Need To Know About Wine Pronunciations My love of wine runs very deep and if you’re reading this, yours probably is too. Great wine in and of itself, however, is not the end of it. Because wine is so multidimensional there is seemingly endless amounts of information available and I enjoy the cerebral,

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Restructuring Post-Communist Russia

 What I mean by the title is that when it comes to wine, for the most part there is no such thing as a silly question. Many years ago before I even considered studying wine, I used to think, ‘How tough can it be to understand this? It’s just a bunch of fermented grape juice.

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When Seconds Become Firsts

Regardless of what types of wine you enjoy most, you can’t help but have heard the loud and continuous pounding of the drum regarding the 2009 and 2010 Bordeaux vintages. To some, this pounding is analogous to having a major headache. To Bordeaux aficionados, it is like resplendent music to the ear. Why? Because it

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