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Wine 101 is a FREE OnLine Wine Education Course Includes: Dionysus vs Diogenes | Why Wine? | Wine & Health | Social History | Sensory User's Manual | Wine Growing | Wine Making | Varietal Profiles | Sparkling Wine Consumerism information on Bottle Shapes and Sizes, Reading Labels, Selecting and Buying Strategies, Recommendations for Corkscrews and Glassware, Serving Order and Temperature, Cellaring, etc. Taste includes the compiled Wine Tasting Notes from our monthly panel, Reports on public tasting events and a Food & Wine section with Pairing Suggestions and even some wine-friendly Recipes. Aftertaste includes one section we call "Wrath", serving our Opinions and Editorials, and another we titled "Bacchanalia", with our Reading List suggestions and pages of Links to additional wine information. About contains information on Site Conventions used, stories of the Group Formation & Website Genesis, Acclaim & Awards, Biographic Sketches of our Tasting Panelists and Contact & Sponsor information. Return to the starting point.

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Jim LaMar, Editor
(also on SKYPE, by appointment)


Street Mail:
Professional Friends of Wine
642 West Harvard Ave
Fresno, CA 93705

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Professional Friends of Wine seeks to increase wine appreciation through wine education and includes a FREE basic wine course, extensive informational, consumer and editorial articles, contemporary and historic photos, diagrams, charts, tasting notes, recommendations, and links.

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Updated July 2, 2013
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