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Joshua Farrell

U.S.
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I can answer most any question about wine- types, styles, grape varieties, regions, vintages, proper storage, production, wine and food pairing, wine service, decanting, proper glassware, serving temperatures etc. Regarding questions about specific bottles of wine, since I live in the U.S. my focus is on wines imported here. I can't answer questions about spirits and liquor valuations.

Antonio Rocha Graša

Portugal
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Viticulture issues, enology / winemaking issues. Wine regions of the world, with specialisation in the wines of Portugal, including Port. Tasting and sensory analysis, chemical analysis and the relation between both. Wine industry and wine economics (BUT NOT PRICES OF WINES). Sources of information regarding any aspect of wine. The human element of the wine industry and the integration of all aspects and sciences that concur to make a wine. Terroir.

Paul Wagner

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Wines of the world, wine a food matching, wine and food service questions. I currently teach Wine courses at Napa Valley College, am an international wine judge, written many articles for publication, and have been a guest speaker at way too many wine conferences to remember. 25 years in the business. With Liz Thach and Janeen Olsen, I authored the definitive book on wine marketing: Wine Marketing & Sales, Strategies for a Saturated Market by The Wine Appreciation Guild, which won the Gourmand International Award in 2008 for the best wine book for professionals!

David Ling

U.K.
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I have 40 year`s experience tasting, collecting and enjoying wines as an amateur enthusiast. Bordeaux and Port are my particular loves and I regularly buy and sell at auction. I have a good library and frequently participate in on-line discussions. I can only help with valuations, buying or selling if you tell me where you live as there are many variations around the world.

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2014-07-30 Croft 20 Year Old Port:

Chris,  This is a wine that doesn't get imported to the U.S. but online I see in the U.K. it's about $120. However it is not a wine that improves with bottle age, in fact just the opposite. At this point

2014-07-21 port:

Hi Anne,    I'll try to help if I can but I need more information about the first two please:    I only know of Moreira as a small producer of Aged Tawny Ports so are you sure this is a VP, not a Colheita?

2014-07-19 Morgan Brothers Lda Port:

Hi Evelin,    The only Ports, or other wines, where the production year can be identified easily are those of a stated single vintage as everything else will be a blend - unless a bottling year is given

2014-07-19 Morgan Brothers Lda Port:

Hi Evelin,    You have an old bottle of aged Tawny Port from an old-established company that was owned by Croft from 1952/2001 until it was sold to The Fladgate Partnership.    The name hasn't been used

2014-07-15 Is it drinkable now?:

Hi Khetpapol,    I'm afraid the chances of pleasure from this after so long arn't very high as AC Bordeaux is the lowest quality grade, used to indicate that the wine was made somewhere in the Bordeaux

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