Being turned into tastemaking celebrities with our own TV shows was probably the worst thing that could have happened to people whose job description, when you get down to it, is making restaurant wine lists and bringing you a bottle to go with dinner.There are a lot of people in the world of wine — retailers, importers, and how about the people who grow and make the stuff — who arguably have a much more profound impact on how we relate to the beverage.Nevertheless, "NYC Somm" is a cultural bubble like any other, and to its credit it does happen to contain some of the most knowledgeable and deep tasters I've been lucky enough to meet.How do sommeliers taste, what do they love drinking, and what would it mean to approach wine 'like a sommelier'? For putting up with this ultra high-concept class topic, you'll receive some great wines to drink while we figure it out.
**Order this kit to join this virtual class with James Sligh on Saturday, November 21st at 5PM EST. Each kit includes three bottles of wine, class materials, and an email with pairing suggestions, a weekly playlist, and a link to the Zoom tasting.**
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"french pinot noir 2008-2012"
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