NATHAN BUCK WRITES: I’m trying to start my wine tasting, and am barely able to tell the full extent of a good wine. Do you have any
information on classes or meetings in local areas around the states to
help with tasting and learning about wine?
DEAR NATHAN: A great resource for wine lovers and newcomers to
wine alike is the website localwineevents.com.
It’s billed as “the world’s largest food and drink calendar,” and
it enables visitors to search a comprehensive database of event
listings, first by state, and then by region or city. This should be
ideal for your needs, assuming there are events scheduled in your area.
By the way, this also is a great resource for travelers, as the
website includes listings for numerous countries in addition to the
If you don’t find any listings for your area, check the weekly
Food section in your local newspaper, or call the section’s editor and
let him or her know you’d like to read about local wine events in the
We’ll answer another question tomorrow. Meanwhile, if you have a
question about wine, simply click on the “Ask a Wine Question” icon on
the right side of the VinesseTODAY.com homepage.