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


Pinot book
Pinot Envy
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Ask the Doc book
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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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Doc’s Grapevine


Champagne Bottle Sizes

Champagne bottles come in some interesting sizes. The smallest is a “Split” (187 ml. = ¼ of a regular bottle), then a “Half Bottle” (375 ml.). The most common is a Regular... continue reading


Bottle Shock

This phenomenon sometimes referred to as “bottle sickness” is a form of stress and is a temporary state. A wine can come across as disjointed, muted, awkward or even unstructured though it’s... continue reading