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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Doc’s Grapevine



Prosecco is a sparking wine made in the Veneto region of northeast Italy just north of Venice. Utilizing the Glera grape, it is produced with the Charmat/Tank method (2nd fermentation in a... continue reading


Tannin in Red Wine

You know that bitter, puckering, drawing sensation one gets on the gums when drinking red wine? That’s tannin from the skins of red grapes used in its production. In many red wines,... continue reading