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A positive experience, wine tasting at the airport


I just came back from Cleveland. My flight to Atlanta was delayed for several hours.

After waiting at the gate, on the plane, and back at the gate, my colleague and I took comfort in going to the bar just beside the gate.

Have you been to Vino Volo before?

This wine bar was very welcoming and only served wines. The crowd was different from the usual airport bars I have been to. No giant TV screens!There, we were presented with a wine tasting menu. I chose a Grenache blanc and was presented with a coaster where the wine information was printed, plus a generous sample size.You may want to check out if there is a similar wine bar at your next airport stop over.

Wishing you a relaxing Labor Day Weekend

“Labor” doesn’t have to feel like “labor.” If like me you'd like to build a presence online and create your own business, here is a great opportunity to join a vibrant community of solo-entrepreneurs. So next year you’ll be laboring for yourself!

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Become a Wine Expert

Becoming a wine expert is a staged process according to researchers Latour and Deighton (2018); you first gain analytical skills and then you are able to experience the wine holistically. Paper review

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Wine Aroma Wheel: what is this tool created by Dr. A.C. Noble

Dr. Ann C. Noble created the Wine Aroma Wheel to train enology students at UC Davis and every wine enthusiast in finding the right words to express and share their sensory experience when tasting wine

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Wine, viticulture, and enology: Resources for study by M. DeNotto

I found this open paper in my mailbox today and thought it might interest you. It lists digital resources accessible to wine students and scholars. Although not exhaustive, it is a good foundation. Enjoy!

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