Leslie Sbrocco: Sommelier, Author and TV PersonalityLeslie Sbrocco: Sommelier, Author and TV Personality
Here are three things that will make you sound really smart about wine. The first is to say, hey I like a little R&R and that means a little Rossi, it's fabulous for summer. It's one of my favorites, and a little Riesling. Talk about acidity when you're pairing food and wine, right. I always say acidity is the bra of the wine world because it lifts and separates and makes everything perky. Use Wine ratings is a guideline, so if you say, hey, listen. I read what so and so said about wine, but I know what I like. That's it. Use them as a guideline, not a Bible.