Elliot Essman's book
Use Wine to Make Sense of the World is a civilized romp through the limitless world of wine,
written with a true sense of whimsy and fun. The book takes an ambitious interdisciplinary
look at how we can use wine to dig deep into the experience of life, love, the senses, our
bodies, our thought processes, and more.
The European connection to Mexican Beer.
Elliot's article was nominated for the James Beard Journalism Award in the beer, wine, and spirits category.
Elliot's Irreverent Wine Videos
Cork Exercises: Manual with oral variation.
The Look of Wine: Can wine be cute?
Down the Sink: Some wine deserves it!
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Bitter is Still Better
Sonoma Is Sonoma
Day at the Ballpark with Alsace Wines
France Food and Wine Journal
Wines of Chile New York Grand Tasting
Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene
Pinot Perfection, Monterey County
2008 Syrah Symposium
Is Bolla the Official Wine of Pizza?
Roman Bratasiuk: Winemaker
Desert Island Wine: Book
The Sound of Wine: Music
Wine Cork Exercise Magic: True Innovation
Wine Language: Grapes, Vines and Vineyards.
Ratchet up your Wine Knowledge.
Expand your horizons with Wine Cocktails.
An ideal tasting tool: the Wine Aroma Wheel.
Wine Language: How Sweet It Is.
The fascinating Story of Rum.
Wine Language: The Many Degrees of Fizz.
Contributing Editor Samuel Pepys, Esq. (1633-1703) never fails to edify.
Wine Books: A few of the best.
Books on Beer and Spirits.
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oenological tradition. It's thanks to people like you that our brand is becoming so well known
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years, yours stood out as informative, well-presented, user-friendly, a pleasure to navigate
Mike Lindquist, Bern's Steak House in Tampa, Florida
“Je vous remercie enfin d'avoir fait remarquer qu'un Ventoux pouvait sans complexe
comparerê un Gigondas ou un Châteauneuf-du-pape : c'est notre ferme conviction
avons besoin de prescripteurs comme vous pour nous dèfendre!”
Frèdèric Chaudière, Château Pesquiè, Mormoiron
“La familia Esteban propietaria de Bodegas y viñedos Valderiz y su enologo
le damos las gracias por ese reconocimiento público de nuestro trabaja y entusiasmo a
de trabajar nuestras viñas. Son reconomicimiento asè lo que nos hace cada
hacer las cosas mejor, por eso mismo le hacemos participe de nuestros futuros
La familia Esteban, Ribera del Duero, Spain
“Thank you for your honest and spot on review of what we do and how we approach
It is only a chef that can pick up the straight forwardness and the simplicity but also the
complexity of the wine like the Original Chenin Blanc. I really enjoyed reading your review
and I sincerely hope that we can meet eye to eye in the near future.”
Bruwer Raats, Raats Family Wines, South Africa
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