You may not have heard of the organization, but in 1977, the Court of Master Sommeliers was established to provide a worldwide certification of in the art, science and history that is required to become a sommelier.… Read the rest
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The writers in this section have a vast experience and knowledge of wine. You'll find all kinds of articles, from equipment, to selecting wines, suggestions, and travel experiences.
As a dog lover, a couple of events coming up this summer have caught my eye. The first is the “Canines Uncorked” License to Taste Passport and Wine Tour, which benefits the Oregon Humane Society.… Read the rest
By Ken Collura
As a professional wine buyer and an active consumer, I’m inundated with ratings. Each major wine publication has seemingly hundreds of them each month. If that wasn’t enough, they’re encountered in big, bold numerals everywhere wines are sold.… Read the rest
This great wine piece by Darryl Joannides includes a recipe for Penne all’Arrabbiata
It was late January 1997 and a particularly dark, wet and dreary winter’s day. We were on the back end of a 3 week trip driving all over the Italian peninsula, and beginning to get that type of weary that sets in when you’ve been away a long time and constantly on the move.… Read the rest
Another popular article from the past, by Ken Collura
Have you ever tried Coca-Cola with a steak? Or coffee? How about a margarita?
Each of these beverages can be seen accompanying steaks around town on a nightly basis.… Read the rest