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2012 Redux: Wine Snobs, Unite!

Editor's Note: "Hatred of a straw man is a powerful force," says Blake Gray in this column from June of this year. The monthly columnist comes to the defense of so-called "wine snobs," those much maligned élitists of movies and New Yorker cartoons. However, the people to whom the term is applied are usually the everyday enthusiasts like you and me. –Tom Mansell, Science Editor
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Memo to Servers: A Response

There is absolutely no way that anyone who expresses disdain for a Server attempting to refill their wine glasses can have spent any reasonable length of time working in a restaurant.