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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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


Vin Doux Naturel

Vin Doux Naturel or, VDN for short, is a specialty wine and translates to “natural wine” in English. However, contrary to the English translation, this wine could be considered unnaturally sweet. Normally... continue reading


2nd Bottle Glass Dilemma

When dining out, if you order a second bottle of the same wine, should new glasses be provided? Some folks don’t care, but, personally, I prefer new glasses. Although hopefully the second... continue reading