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Attended Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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As reported by Dr. Vino (and elsewhere), much-celebrated (and almost-as-often-maligned) consultant winemaker Michel Rolland was recently asked if there was an antidote to “Bordeaux-bashing” (i.e., a backlash against the Bordeaux region in general – and…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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Let’s start with the short version: we all need to calm the hell down. If social media reaction is any indication, the wine world is losing its shiz over the potential implications of an interesting study highlighted recently on The Academic Wino blog by…
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[ Editor’s note: This piece was originally written for my old Playboy.com gig, was purchased, but due (I think) to staff turnover there, was never published. I’ve attempted multiple times to buy this back from PB, because I really liked how it turned out,…
[ Editor’s note: This piece was originally written for my old Playboy.com gig, was purchased, but due (I think) to staff turnover there, was never published. I’ve attempted multiple tim…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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The April edition of the wine products round-up brings us two new items from the sample pool, both of which I can recommend with some reservations. How’s that for an endorsement?!? First up is the Vinturi Champagne Opener. Yes, you read that correctly.…
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My latest for Thrillist.com is now available, titled How to Level Up Food and Wine Pairings. Is there anything new regarding food and wine matching offered in this piece? Probably not; just about everything that need be said about pairing up food and wine…
My latest for Thrillist.com is now available, titled How to Level Up Food and Wine Pairings. Is there anything new regarding food and wine matching offered in this piece? Probably not; just about e…
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Sometimes, the wine sample pool giveth, sometimes the wine sample pool taketh away (usually it taketh away my hope), and sometimes – very rarely – the wine sample pool giveth and then giveth some more. Today’s focus is the latter; two Pinot Noir recent…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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Forthwith, I present the March 2016 wine product roundup, this time on time, but only juuuuust! This month, I’ve got two items from the sample pool to present, one of them a bit of a miss, the other potentially a hit (in both the it-totally-works and the…
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Ahhh, Dallas, where the rain is big, the convention center is even bigger, and the wine competitions are downright huuuuuuge. I had such a splendid time judging alongside the consummate professionals at the 2016 TexSom International Wine Awards that I…
Ahhh, Dallas, where the rain is big, the convention center is even bigger, and the wine competitions are downright huuuuuuge. I had such a splendid time judging alongside the consummate professiona…
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Grand Poobah of 1WineDude.com. Also long-time IT pro for some big companies.
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Wine writing, wine judging, panel and keynote speaking, IT operational management, IT Service Management
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  • 1WineDude.com
    Grand Poobah, 2012 - present
  • Mars, Incorporated
    IT Service Manager, PMO, 1997 - 2011
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Philly
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Musically-inclined wine guy, single dad, bass player & sometimes hiney-shaker. Grand-Poobah of 1WineDude.com (come visit; I don't bite, but I do spit).
Introduction
Joe Roberts.  Yes, the guy from Wilmington, DE who no one ever expected to get into wine.
Bragging rights
My wine blog has won some awards. I also play bass fairly funkily for a little Italian guy.
Education
  • Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
    Information Science
  • Saint Joseph's University
    English Lit.,/MIS, 1990 - 1994
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1WineDude
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The end of the wine business as we know it?
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Big Wine, Big Retail, and Big Distributor are changing the wine business, and it's not a pretty sight.

The Mother Vine: Livermore Reconsidered - PALATE PRESS
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While rarely mentioned in the same breath as Napa, Sonoma, or Paso Robles, it could easily be argued that no other area has been more import

How to Help Lake County After the Fire
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How to Help Lake County After the Fire. The fires in Lake County still burn. While they are 97% or 100% contained, that only means they are

Kreatív Online - Nyilvános az Online Video Award shortlistje
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57 munkából 25 alkotás került a döntőbe. Rendhagyó díjátadó lesz az Ankertben, a győztes munkákat levetítjük.

What You’re Missing: Turkish Wines
www.snooth.com

. Turkish wines aren’t exactly at the forefront of our collective fine wine consciousness in the West. That’s a shame, because in Turkey we

Furmint Adventures Episode 4: Paulay Winery
www.1winedude.com

In episode four of my Hungarian jaunt in search of dry Furmint, I visit Paulay Winery and guest house. Yeah, the sertting is just as pretty

1WineDude
www.1winedude.com

There have been some behind-the-scenes changes going on here at 1WD HQ. The more observant among you will notice that I finally ditched the

Turning Wine Passion into Profession
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The real scoop on becoming a Certified Specialist of Wine.. Once the purview of wine professionals, restaurant staff, and the geekiest of vi

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