This attitude-free column will offer practical, down to earth and entertaining information on the world of wine and spirits.
The perfect pairings for your Thanksgiving feast are found right here in the USA. Find out what our wine editor Laurie Forster recommends with your turkey and all the fabulous sides. Published 8:21 a.m. November 16, 2012 - Comments
Ever wonder about the legs of your wine? Our wine columnist Laurie Forster tells you everything you need to know about how to look at the legs of your wine and what they can tell you. Published 1:02 a.m. August 9, 2012 - Comments
If you are looking to impress your friends try opening a bottle of Champagne with a sword or sabre. Our wine columnist Laurie Forster shows you the fine art of sabrage. Published 3:29 p.m. August 2, 2012 - Comments
Enjoyed by Degas, Manet, Wilde, and Hemingway absinthe was once thought to create hallucinations and homicidal behavior; as a result it was outlawed for many years - until now. Published 2:31 p.m. March 8, 2012 - Comments
Looking for something to take away those winter doldrums? Attend the Grand Opening Reception to the third annual Capital Wine Festival or one of the 10 wine dinners all celebrating some of the country’s finest vineyards. Published 9:30 a.m. January 17, 2012 - Comments
Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach® is a wine educator, dynamic speaker and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie was not born with a silver corkscrew in her mouth. In fact, growing up ...Read More
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Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach® is a wine educator, dynamic speaker and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie was not born with a silver corkscrew in her mouth. In fact, growing up Laurie thought wine was pink and came in a box. After several stressful business dinners trying to order off wine lists the size of a phone book, she began educating herself on wine. In 2001 she left the business world to professionally study wine and save others from these awkward moments. Laurie began her wine career in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to earn her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. She has since earned an Advanced Certificate with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), completed her first step towards certification with the Court of Master Sommeliers and has trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Laurie’s specialty is creating unique corporate keynotes, team building events and group tasting seminars where she can deliver on her mission to demystify wine one glass at a time. She is also a regular contributor to several magazines; a sought after guest expert on TV and radio stations across the country, including Martha Stewart Radio. For more visit: www.TheWineCoachSecrets.com