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Wine Protips Video: How To Talk To A Sommelier

When many of us encounter a sommelier at a fancy restaurant, we get intimidated and don't say much. It seems awkward to ask questions about a wine list that might as well be in gibberish, and even worse to say that we don't want to spend too much. But according to Patrick Cappiello, the wine director at GILT Restaurant, the newest generation of sommeliers really want to help you find something delicious to drink, so you should just get chatty! In this episode of Wine Protips, Patrick suggests a few things that you should tell a sommelier so that you will end up with a bottle of wine you really like. More

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