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Sommeliers You Should Know
Steven McDonald

Houston Sommelier Passes Famously Intense Wine Exam — Twice

Posted: December 6, 2018 at 4:37 pm   /   Bars, Sommeliers You Should Know

The Master Sommelier exam, administered by the Court of Master Sommeliers organization, is famously one of the most grueling tests in the world. There are even movies about the rigors candidates go through in trying to pass the test. In fact, sommeliers aren’t even allowed to take the exams until they’ve passed three others: the […]

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Houston Experts Reveal Great Thanksgiving Wines Available at Grocery Stores

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 1:12 pm   /   Bars, Sommeliers You Should Know, Wine

Since the Thanksgiving holiday’s modern inception in the late 1600s, wine has become a tradition. (For the pilgrims, it was cider and that’s a possibility even to this day, too.)  Not only do certain types of wine complement the meal, but it’s a wonderful — sometimes essential — “social lubricant” that softens the edges of those […]

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