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Chrissy Teigen once accidentally spent $13,000 on a bottle of wine that she says ‘sucked,’ but high-end wines really can cost thousands

Chrissy Teigen shared a story on Wednesday about accidentally spending $US13,000 on a bottle of wine. Two sommeliers told Insider that Teigen might not be “a wine connoisseur.” Labour, location of vineyards, and restaurant markups might be responsible for the hefty price tag. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chrissy […]
Chrissy Teigen once accidentally spent $13,000 on a bottle of wine that she says ‘sucked,’ but high-end wines really can cost thousands
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Wine businesses and smaller restaurants are getting creative to stay afloat, according to a master sommelier — but even as alcohol purchases boom the industry needs our support

Jonathan Ross is one of the 300 master sommeliers in the world: He is an educator for the Guild of Sommeliers, an examiner for the Court of Master Sommeliers, and sits on multiple wine investment advisory boards, as well as founded Micro Wines. He says that although the alcohol industry […]
Wine businesses and smaller restaurants are getting creative to stay afloat, according to a master sommelier — but even as alcohol purchases boom the industry needs our support
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A sommelier explains what it means when a wine has a ‘personality’

SommelierSara Lehman says that a good wine has “personality,” or a quality that’s more than the expected. She determines wine personality by looking at the wine-making techniques and overall finish. Watch the video above to learn how to determine personality in wine. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Following is a […]
A sommelier explains what it means when a wine has a ‘personality’
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A sommelier explains how ‘barnyard’ can be an attractive aroma in wine

SommelierSara Lehman tasted 11 wines from big-box stores like Target, BJ’s, and Costco. When she tried BJ’sWellsley Farms pinot grigio, she used the word “barnyard” to describe the aroma. Lehman said barnyard can be an attractive quality in wine. Watch the video above to find out what the term means. […]
A sommelier explains how ‘barnyard’ can be an attractive aroma in wine
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6 wine cities all wine lovers should visit, according to sommeliers

Master sommeliers Matt Stamp and his compatriot Ryan Stetins have travelled the world in search of the best wines. When they’re not on the road, they’re teaching eager enthusiasts at their Napa, California wine bar and restaurant, Compline. And there, I caught up with the globe-trotting wine experts to grab […]
6 wine cities all wine lovers should visit, according to sommeliers