How Somms Get Their Stars

1 of 4

The amount of info many wine pros commit to memory is nothing short of astounding. There are more than 6,000 wine regions, tens of thousands of producers, and Italy alone has close to 1,000 different grape varieties. They spend countless hours tasting thousands of wines. They develop pairings, and learn to judge quality and value. Seriously, it’s comparable to law or medical school—only fun. There are many wine roads leading to your table. Here’s a look at three common routes.

1 of 4

See Other Slideshows

6 Spooky Cocktail Recipes

Scare up a wickedly good time with these macabre potions (no cauldron required).

13 Cream Liqueurs to Sip and Serve this Halloween

These bottles get a bad rap, but some offer complex flavors, generating the same joyful enthusiasm once reserved for a prize Halloween candy haul.

11 Haunted Watering Holes

Otherworldly experiences sometimes make the menu at these bars, restaurants and hotels.

7 American IPA Superstars

As brewers experiment with innovative hop varieties, these beers take on exciting new flavor profiles.

How Somms Get Their Stars

1 of 4


You can unsubscribe at any time. View an example of our newsletter.



Related Web Articles