Whenever anyone asks me what judging wine is like, I tell them that it’s very hard, tiring work and they invariably laugh at me. I realize it’s impossible to imagine that swishing and smelling wine would be “exhausting”, but I swear it is! Think of it in the terms of a movie critic. They sit down and watch a film and write up a review. There’s a certain amount of enjoyment to watching the film, but they’re analyzing every detail of it. The difference for a wine critic is that […]

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