Home » Food and Drink » Wine and Spirits

True Wine Enthusiast - Lessons Learned

Nov 5, 2007
A true wine enthusiast is one that not only enjoys the taste of the commodity, but can tell the difference in grapes as well as where a particular vineyard is located. To others, the rank of a real wine enthusiast is that they also make their own wine. While some may actually ferment their own grapes, but most prefer to use their wine tasting skills to help others select the type of wine that better suits their taste.

Certainly, there are events at which a wine enthusiast can join with others with similar interests to taste some of the latest offerings by wineries, domestic and imported and they are finding out that some of the smaller vineyards have been creating products that match the larger wineries in taste and the other qualities they consider material to wine making.

Several years ago, wines made in the United States were often considered inferior to European and French wines, usually due to the marketing efforts by the foreign wineries, which saw the domestic wines a threat to their market share. Truth be told, once true wine enthusiasts began seriously considering domestic products as a viable alternative to some of the more expensive imports, many wine drinkers were introduced the finest wines that U.S. vineyard bottlers were producing.

As more people became a wine enthusiast, the perceived pompous attitude of many wine critics began to vanish. Wine tasting and wine education classes are now teaching people how to judge a wine on its own merits and not based solely on the opinion of a so-called wine expert. Television and movies have been hard on the wine enthusiast, presenting them as tasters with a superiority attitude.

Today's wine enthusiast is eager to share their experience of wines with others and to introduce them to the newest offering from many different vineyard wineries. While they may still have a preference for a particular type of wine, or wines made with a specific variety of grapes, they are not as unwilling to trying new wines as some of their predecessors may have been depicted.

Being a wine enthusiast can turn into a lucrative career as tasters or in giving educational classes on the subtleties of wines from diverse regions or even different countries. Although it may not be something open to all classes in all countries, there is a wide demand for more information about wine and a wine enthusiast can benefit by sharing their expertise.
About the Author
Captivating articles about products and services you need and must have. Subscribe to my feed.
Link. Visit my website for more fascinating articles
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 230
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Accounting
    • Credit
    • Currency Trading
    • Debt Consolidation
    • Insurance
    • Investing
    • Leasing
    • Loans
    • Mortgage
    • Mutual Funds
    • Personal Finance
    • Stock Market
    • Structured Settlements
    • Taxes
    • Wealth Building
    • Acne
    • Aerobics
    • Alternative Medicine
    • Beauty
    • Cancer
    • Cosmetics
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diseases and Conditions
    • Fitness Equipment
    • Fitness
    • Hair Loss
    • Heart Disease
    • Medicine
    • Men's Health
    • Muscle Building
    • Nutrition
    • Skin Care
    • Supplements and Vitamins
    • Weight Loss
    • Women's Health
    • Yoga
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Addictions
    • Coaching
    • Goal Setting
    • Motivational
    • Stress Management
    • Time Management
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Air Travel
    • Camping
    • Cruises
    • Destinations
    • Outdoors
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources