In Memoriam

May 21 1949 - Jan 29 2019

The Last Chapter has been written in the life of an internationally renowned wine connoisseur, a creative author, a free spirit and a unique soul.

Edward Finstein, our beloved Wine Doctor, closed the book on an incredible life Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 after a long and valiant battle. He will remain in our hearts forever as the vibrant character we knew and loved. Edward truly believed that everyone should enjoy fine wines without attitude and be entertained by the quirky characters of his murder mystery novels.

A Toast to a great friend. You will be dearly missed.

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.



wine bottles

Doc’s Grapevine

Blog
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