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Deirdre Heekin’s Bitter Alchemy

Deirdre Heekin is a writer, restaurateur, and sommelier. Her new book, Libation: A Bitter Alchemy, is an exquisite chronicle of her journey through the underworld of spirits as she learned to become liquoriste and winemaker.
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Too Young For Wine?

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.