over 30 Years of experience

Edward “Doc” Finstein is the world renowned “Wine Doctor”

Edward Finstein is a wine writer, award-winning author, TV & radio host, international wine judge, wine educator, lecturer, appraiser, consultant and tour guide.

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Wine Services

Dedicated wine knowledge and professional wine services

The Wine Doctor is dedicated to wine knowledge and offers a full range of professional wine services.

  • Wine List Consultation
  • Appraisals
  • Judging
  • Writing
  • Wine Commentaries
  • Guided Tours
  • Lectures
  • Staff Training


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Wine Tastings

Custom Tailored For You

The Wine Doctor creates & conducts tasting events suited to all your particular needs. Increase your wine knowledge, sharpen your tasting skills, learn how to evaluate wine quality and match wine to food.

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Wine and Herbs

Herbs add so much flavour to food. Here are some great wine/herb matches. For Chardonnay, use chervil, fennel, sage or tarragon! Riesling needs dill, hyssop or parsley while Sauvignon Blanc best meshes... continue reading



Commandaria from the island of Cyprus is the world’s oldest named wine still in production. This luscious nectar dating back to the ancient Greeks is made from ripe, sun-dried Xynisteri and Mavro... continue reading