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Wine in Common: A Fine Read Wine

Neal Rosenthal’s Reflections of a Wine Merchant offers oenophiles a deep appreciation for the traditions of winemaking

BY PETE HOLLAND JAN 19, 2017 5 AM

Many people ask sommeliers what it took to get their job. I suppose those holding the impossibly lofty Master Sommelier title might tell them that becoming a sommelier is simple: You forsake all other aspects of your life to study wine. I am no Master, so I just tell them that you have to drink a lot of wine, and every once in a while read a book about it. Read the entire article