When was the last time you read a wine tasting note and found the comment: “This wine pairs great with artichokes, tomatoes, and rice!”? Most of us would likely agree that suggestions like this are few and far between. There are many wine drinkers who believe that vegetables and wine do not mix.
So how can young 20-somethings prove their value in the wine industry, without having to wait 10-15 years to do it? According to Jesse Porter, 27-year-old founder of The Young Winos social networking group in Los Angeles, it's all about showing the world that you know your stuff, and for the world to appreciate that.