“Wine Experts” Are Full of Crap

Seth Kravitz
6 min readJan 25, 2016
Tastes like… red.

In response to the great essay by Ryan Opaz on the sad state of the modern wine world. Here are a few thoughts of my own about “wine experts”.

First, the well known stories and then my own personal experience with being embarrassed by thinking I had a great palate for wine judging. Anyone who has poked fun at wine snobs over the years knows about and frequently mentions one of several studies that have…

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Seth Kravitz

Collector of interesting people. Writer. 4x founder with 2 exits to public cos. CEO at @PHLEARN CoFounder @Technori Former EL at @ChicagoCouncil