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Jerry Greenfield
Attended University of Florida
Lives in Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Hong Kong ---Where the Wine World Happens HONG KONG – May 22 Once a year, everybody who’s anybody in the wine world gathers for a global
industry trade show called VinExpo.  This
year, they held it in this magical world capital, and the dimensions of the
ev...
Hong Kong ---Where the Wine World Happens HONG KONG – May 22 Once a year, everybody who’s anybody in the wine world gathers for a global industry trade show called VinExpo. This year, they held it in this magical world capi...
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Rafanelli---The Shy Winemakers A waiter at the Post Rio in San Francisco once told me that some of the
best California Zinfandels come from wineries that begin with the letter
“R.”  Most of them, such as Ridge,
Renwood, Rosenblum, and Ravenswood, are fairly...
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Loving the Loire
Red, White, and Bleu When it comes to rivers, the Loire is not much to look
at.  Shallow and slow moving, with huge
mud banks that snake from the banks out to the middle.  Pretty disappointing.  It’s only about 90 miles south of Paris, so
it’s an easy trip ...
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The Heartbreak Grape
Wines From
Way up West by Jerry
Greenfield When we
think of wines from the United States ,
our thoughts naturally turn to California .  After all, Route 29 in Napa Valley is like the Disney World of wine country. 
One tasting room after another, all the way...
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Running Down the Rhone
When
writing about the wines of France’s Rhône valley, the hardest thing is
remembering to put that little accent
circumflex over the “o” all the time.   It’s a pain.   But the rest of it
is pure pleasure, because the wines of this region offer tremendous t...
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Is Mike Grgich the King of Chardonnay?
His name is Miljenko Grgich, but
everybody calls him Mike, for apparent reasons. 
And, since this year is the 40 th anniversary of the so-called
“Judgment of Paris,” it’s time you get to know him…and his wines. Mike Grgich If you’ve seen the movie Bottle Sh...
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Go Inside Napa with The Wine Whisperer
Ready to travel “Inside California Wine Country”? Join The Wine Whisperer for a special 5-day journey that
will take you behind the scenes at some of the most exclusive wineries in Napa and Sonoma wine country.  This trip will include a lot more than just
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What's a WOTY?
Every December, Wine
Spectator magazine publishes a list they call their “Top 100 Wines of the
Year.”  Among my wine geek friends, we just
call them WOTYs.  The list includes
selections by the magazine’s editors, culled from the literally thousands of
wines...
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Bargain Bottles
Snail Wine? Maybe It's Time! Go ahead and browse the shelves in your local wine emporium.   Chances are you won’t find many bottles that come from the Côtes de Gascogne.  That’s because Gascony, southeast of Bordeaux, due west of Toulouse, and a hop and ski...
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The Perils and Pleasures of Pinot Noir
Winemakers
who decide to try their hands at making Pinot Noir are crazy in a very special
way, because Pinot is known far and wide as the “heartbreak grape.”  Unlike Chardonnay, which will grow just about
anywhere you stick it in the ground, Pinot thrives o...
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What’s a WOTY? By Jerry Greenfield Every December, Wine
Spectator magazine publishes a list they call their “Top 100 Wines of the
Year.”  Among my wine geek friends, we just
call them WOTYs.  The list includes
selections by the magazine’s editors, culled fr...
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Advertising/Marketing Creative Director...Wine Educator...Author
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Writing...Aerobic Instructor...Wine Drinker
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Fort Myers, FL 33912
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About The Wine Whisperer
Introduction
I'm an advertising copywriter and account executive...adjunct Professor of English, and wine addict.  The world of wine has been both a fascination and inspiration to my wife and me, taking us to beautiful places, leading us to incredible experiences, and introducing us to delightful people all over the world.  It has been a long, strange trip, and a good one.
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Former Wine Director of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Festival, author of two books (with a third to be published Memorial Day), private pilot, aerobics instructor, and wine educator
Education
  • University of Florida
    English, 1963 - 1968
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