Associated Press: Taking wine as gift shouldn’t be a chore

It’s a look wine shop clerks know well. That overwhelmed, glassy-eyed stare that afflicts people as they wade through aisle after aisle of wine in search of the right bottle to bring to a party.

But arming yourself with a little advice and doing a bit of planning can make it easy to break out of the wine shop stupor and get the right wine for the right event for the right price.

Step 1: Relax. It’s just wine. And most shops are jammed with great $10 bottles, so it’s hard to make an awful choice.

A Month of Riesling

One of our Advanced students just spent a month drinking nothing but Riesling. I thought that was really cool, so I asked him to write about it. ———- One man’s journey to the light side, and back. By Tim Foley, Sommelier Tim is a graduate of  our...