Resolved: This is the year you learn more about wine -- here's how - By Bill St. John
December 29, 2014 ~ Good ways to do this are to visit a working winery (every state in the U.S. has at least two), or attend wine classes or wine tasting events (the best site for finding out where those are is localwineevents.com).
The 5 Best Wine Smartphone Apps - By Pete Hellman
December 18, 2014 ~
New York is full of wine-education events — from free tastings to pairing classes at top restaurants — but it’s not always easy to find the best one. This app does the work for you, showing upcoming events and ticket deals in your area. A “weekend juice” feature compiles 18 of the best events. (Free for iPhone and Droid)
8 Best Apps for Wine Lovers - By John Corpuz
September 08, 2014 ~ The world of wine and wine lovers can seem mysterious, intimidating and impenetrable, but it doesn't have to be. Thankfully, there are numerous mobile apps out there that can help you make sense of the most arcane terms and find the right wine and food pairings for every occasion; all without taking a sommelier examine. Check out eight of the best wine apps for budding oenophiles, available on Android and iOS.
How To Win At Wine Tasting - By John Lenart
May 14, 2014 ~ The best way to learn about wine is to, quite simply, taste more wine. And there's no better place to taste a wide range of wines than at a wine tasting. Here you can try a variety of wines all in one spot and ask questions about the wines from some very knowledgeable people like distributors, or occasionally even the winemaker.
A great resource to find out where and when wine tastings are being held is the website LocalWineEvents.com. It's a one-stop information center for a wide range of local food and wine events.