The Most Annoying Wine Words

10/29/2010 02:13 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Wine can be a pretty stuffy topic. Historically, it's been dominated by old men tasting wine in wood-panelled libraries, speaking with a little Locust Valley lockjaw (if you know what I mean, Lovey).

The fact that the people responsible for tasting wine, and writing reviews seem intent on confusing their audience continues to amaze me! I mean, let's call 'em like we see them, and stop using the most annoying words in wine writing!

The Most Annoying Wine Words

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