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Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Cursing Corked And Cooked Wines
There is emptiness in my stomach. My emotions run through anger, disappointment, depression and despair. I think we all try to rationalize it when it...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // A Critical Evaluation Of Wine Ratings
As long as there is wine to drink there will be wine critics. The influence that critics wield in the wine industry is massive. Time...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // How We Perceive Balance In Wines
Is perception really truth? Is everything you see, hear, feel, smell and taste the absolute truth? I have to wonder, because I am always questioning...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Capturing Sommelier Test Angst On Film
All the stress, angst, intensity, pressure as well as elation, exhilaration, relief and humility came flowing over me in waves as I watched the screen....

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Kapalua Wine And Food Festival Delights
The Kutch 2011 McDougall Ranch has beautifully ripe cherries laced with herbs and savory | photo from Roberto Viernes Do you know which is the...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // A New ‘New World’ Sense Of Place
I have on several occasions written on the subject of “Old World” versus”New World” wines, and I dare not bore you with any repetition. Based...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Falling In Love With Santa Barbara Wines
This is the second in a two-part series on the wines of Santa Barbara County. Rather than giving generalizations into the styles of the wines...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // The Valleys Of Santa Barbara County
This is the first of a two-part series on the wines and vineyards of Santa Barbara County. My shoes are covered in dried dust and...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports
What could possibly be “the most exciting two minutes in sports?” Is it the last two minutes of game seven? Is it the 100 yard...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Wines Mom Will Love On Any Day
When you cried when you hurt yourself as a child, who came running to wipe your tears away? It was more than likely your mother....

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