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The ultimate do-it-yourself wine review

Tired of the Winestream Media and tasting notes that make no sense at all? Tired of the Wine Curmudgeon whining about the Winestream Media and its heavy handed ways?

Then write your own wine review. It ?s fun and easy ? just click on the drop-down menus and you ?re set. Those of you who get the blog via email or on Facebook may have to go the website — just click here to do so.

I bought this wine at the

I wasn’t sure what to buy, so I bought


The wine tasted like

I’m not sure if I liked the wine, because

Still, I guess I’m supposed to give the wine a score, so it gets

A tip o’ the Wine Curmudgeon’s fedora to Al Yellon at the baseball blog Bleed Cubbie Blue, who gave me the idea for this and has to write about the Cubs every day. He has my sympathy.

The wine geek quiz

image from www.greekmythology.comWine types love to write posts that celebrate their geekiness, and a Google search turns up any number of "You know you're a wine geek when. …" efforts.

This is not one of those. Rather, in the Wine Curmudgeon's on-going effort to offer perspective to an industry that spends way too much time navel gazing, here is a quiz anyone can take to find out if they are, in fact, a wine geek. Which may or may not be a good thing.

Like I said, it's all about perspective. The questions and scoring rules are after the jump (and no, you don't get any points for knowing that the picture is Dionysius, the Greek god of wine and the first wine geek). Feel free to leave your score in the comments:

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