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Sommelier Certification: Austrian Wine Country, Where Grüner Veltliner Reigns King

Sommelier Certification: Austrian Wine Country, Where Grüner Veltliner Reigns King

Last week I told you about my sommelier certification course through the Sommelier Society of America on German wine. Part of that class — taught by German wine expert Rudi Eilers — was also on Austrian wine. Austria is a […]

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Sommelier Certification: Exploring The Wines Of The Loire Valley

No education in wine would be complete without learning about France’s Loire Valley, which is exactly why the Sommelier Society of America spends a class discussing this world-renowned region. Before this class, I’d always viewed good French wine as being […]