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

Books

Pinot book
Pinot Envy
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Ask the Doc book
Ask the Wine Doctor
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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

Blog
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Death of the Wine Expert

There was a time when a wine expert was considered a professional and held in great esteem. He or she was knowledgeable and educated about wine and got paid for writing and... continue reading

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Madeira

Madeira is a fortified wine (alcohol added) made on the, sub-tropical, Portuguese island of the same name in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Africa. Produced from either (from driest... continue reading