Wine Without Worry Interview - Getting Schooled by Jameson Fink

Food connects people, this is a given, and I was very fortunate years ago to meet wine blogger Jameson Fink at the International Food Bloggers Conference in Seattle. Since that festive and booze-filled night, we've become friends. What I value most about Jameson is his wine intelligence and ability to distill a confusing world of wine down to digestible information anyone can appreciate. If you like vino, you should mos'def check out his website, JamesonFink.com, which was just nominated by Saveur Magazine as one of the best wine blogs of 2013. jameson finkI recently joined him for his fast-growing wine podcast, Wine Without Worry & you can listen here. I'm warning you now, I swear like a sailor and poke at my friends. He titled the interview "Wine Anxiety, Anti-Juiciness, and Wanton Vintage Disregard," which (like everything he writes) is pretty brilliant and on point.

Jameson says "I wouldn’t characterize my friend Amy Pennington as having wine anxiety. First of all, I’m no doctor/sommelier; it’s probably illegal for me to make such a diagnosis. But she certainly is able to articulate questions and concerns that enthusiastic, regular wine drinkers have when they are confronted with miles of shelves crammed with wine. Which is why I asked her to pilot the ship for an episode of my Wine Without Worry podcast, and grill me about wine." READ MORE....