7 Things You Do When You’re A Wine Geek

April 10, 2017 Blog » Wine Tips & Tricks » 7 Things You Do When You’re A Wine Geek

Those of us who love wine are not always aware of how our appreciation changes the way we view the world. Sure, we might limit our vacations to areas near wine regions or spend a little more time reading the fascinating histories of certain wines. But sometimes we might take things a step further too–a step into the silly side!

7 Things You Do When You’re A Wine Geek


You choose a wine for dinner before you decide
what food to pair with it.

Wine Geek Pairing with food Wine Folly Comic


You judge a restaurant by their wine list.

wine comic by Wine Folly picking wine in a restaurant


You start drinking everything out of a wine glass.

Wine Folly Comic Everything Out of a wine glass


You start to value things in terms bottles of wine.

Wine Folly comic money


Being thin-skinned isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Wine Folly comic thin-skinned grape


You see aging through the lifecycle of a bottle of wine.

Wine aging comic by Wine Folly


When you try to communicate, everything comes out as “Somm speak.”


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By Kanchan Schindlauer
I'm a certified wine geek, constantly discovering new facets in the joy of wine. And to think, it was under my nose this whole time!