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MLP wrote at 2013-12-16 03:00:44
I just finished a bottle of Jimenez Gonzalez Hnos Golden Cream Sherry this evening.  Two weeks ago my father gave me case that had five bottles of the cream sherry.  The bottles were from my sister's wedding in 1967.  The case was on its side, however, one bottle must have had a very slow leak that leaked onto two bottles.  The leakage was similar to dried molasses.  All the bottles had a tissue wrapper so the leakage did not get onto the gold foil wrapped bottles.  The sherry was delightful.  I intend on saving one bottle for Dad's passing and the others for my girls wedding.    Funny thing, the bottles lasted long after my sisters's marriage dissolved in divorce.


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Paul Wagner


Wines of the world, wine a food matching, wine and food service questions. I currently teach Wine courses at Napa Valley College, am an international wine judge, written many articles for publication, and have been a guest speaker at way too many wine conferences to remember. 25 years in the business. With Liz Thach and Janeen Olsen, I authored the definitive book on wine marketing: Wine Marketing & Sales, Strategies for a Saturated Market by The Wine Appreciation Guild, which won the Gourmand International Award in 2008 for the best wine book for professionals! With Rick Kushman of Capital Public Radio, I host a radio show and podcast called Bottletalk at, where I answer questions about wine and food on the air.


30 years in the business.

Society of Wine Educators, Academy of Wine Communications, American Wine Society

Vineyard and Winery Management Magazine, Fine Wine Journal, les Amis du Vin Journal, Society of Wine Educators Journal, and more.

I have taught at Napa Valley College for the last twenty years.

Awards and Honors
Spanish National Wine Fair: A lifetime dedicated to wine award. Espaderino della Castelania di Soave in Italy.

Past/Present Clients
Wineries include Caymus, Wente, Parducci, Shannon Ridge, Paul Dolan Wines, Vigilance, and others. Wine regions include the Union des Grand Crus de Borcdeaux, Union des Grands Crus de St. Emilion, Consorzio di Chianti CLassico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Consorzio di Franciacorta, Rioja Alavesa, and others.

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