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Joshua Farrell

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 Graça

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.

David Ling

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.

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!

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2014-04-18 Port:

Hello, this is a Port-type wine, not the real thing. It was made in the United States.    H. Mouquin was an important character in teaching about fine wine and food to the American public in the late 1800's

2014-04-18 Saint Martin 1975:

Hi Allen    Thanks for this question.  As you suggest, this wine was never made to age for forty years.  It was made to be drink when it was relatively young, and the fruit was fresh.     It won't have

2014-04-18 Port valuations:

Hi Chris,    These should still be fine if you've kept them lying down in a cool dark place.    I'd rather not speculate regarding the value of this set but suggest you ask Isle of Wine in Tasmania ( http://www

2014-04-13 Old Local Bottle Of Wine:

Hi RAH,    Germany isn't really my field but I can tell you that any Moselle that doesn't name a grape variey on the label will probably be a low-cost blend based on Müller-Thurgau.    'Duhr' may refer

2014-04-12 Pommery & Greno Champagne:

HI Bartosz    This is a non-vintage bottling of Pommery, and that means that it was not meant for long-term aging: it was meant for drinking upon release.  It also means that there is no easy way to determine

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