Why Can't We Be Friends?

A good sommelier can be a wine lover's best buddy, but there's plenty of potential for misunderstandings and hurt feelings. We asked consumers and sommeliers for tips on how to make the relationship work.
Tim Fish
Issue: August 31, 2006

Here's what consumers had to say to sommeliers: *Forget the jelly jars. Riedel now has a glass for every wine and day of the week, but consumers complain that too many restaurants still use inferior stemware.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2006.

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