8 Awkward Truths About Being a Wine Connoisseur

June 11, 2014 Blog » Wine News & Entertainment » 8 Awkward Truths About Being a Wine Connoisseur

Being a wine connoisseur in this day and age is better than it’s ever been before: wine is higher quality and there are more choices than ever. Despite this, there are some painfully true facts about being a wine connoisseur that can’t help but make us laugh.

8 Awkward Truths About Being a Wine Connoisseur

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your opinion of wine over time as you drink a bottle


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By Madeline Puckette
I'm a certified sommelier and creator of the NYT Bestseller, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine. Find me out there in the wine world @WineFolly