You're not going to believe this, but there are people out there who know more about wine than I do. Seriously! I recently had the pleasure of talking to one of those people: Gwendolyn Wilson Osborn, Director of Wine at wine.com
. We discussed several topics. The one closest to my heart would have to be the value of wine ratings. We agreed that scores from top critics are excellent guides to picking out a good wine, but they shouldn't be the be-all and end-all when it comes to wine shopping. There's nothing like discovering a nearly-anonymous diamond in the rough all on your own, or with a little help from your local wine merchant or wine-loving friend.
With that in mind, I got Gwendolyn to answer a few questions about finding those not-so-publicized, possibly un-reviewed wines. As expected, she had some great information to share. Read and learn, readers and learners!
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