Wine Is Just So High School (by Tim Fish)

Posted: January 16, 2013 by wynmaker in Tasting, Wine, World wine news
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Wine is just so High School!

Wine is just so High School!

 

The social structure of the wine world plays out like a class reunion

The wine world reminds me of high school sometimes. The cast of characters and social structure is really not all that different. Just consider:

The Know-It-Alls:

They were the first to raise their hands in class. Their knowledge of wine is impressive but they see it as a competitive sport, so it’s not always fun to be around them, unless you’re also a Know-It-All.

 

The Chest Thumpers:

Here we find the braggers and the jocks. Everything about wine to them is bigger than life. “Ooo! Ooo! Look what I’m drinking!” They often complain they’re on too many mailing lists, and of course their wine cellars are amply stocked with magnums and imperials.
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