Things that are pissing you off- Food & Drink Edition

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by kwilkinson, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    ^lol. but understandable. not many people delve into malolactic fermentation and diaetyl formation
     
  2. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    ^lol. but understandable. not many people delve into malolactic fermentation and diaetyl formation

    Agreed. I just don't think those people that don't should introduce themselves as a sommelier!
     
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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Agreed. I just don't think those people that don't should introduce themselves as a sommelier!
    Come on, pio.
     
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    Come on, pio.

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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    YOu can only expect the level of knowledge commensurate with the location. At Daniel, sure, but not everywhere.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    YOu can only expect the level of knowledge commensurate with the location. At Daniel, sure, but not everywhere.

    I must disagree. It was one of the better local places, which granted is just my po-dunk town, but still. Also, Chard is the single most popular varietal with oak and butter being the two most common spoken of taste components in New World Chards. Now, I'd not expect a waitron to know this, or even a bartender. But when a person goes out of his way to introduce himself as a sommelier and then make such a stupid statement concerning the featured wine?

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    I must disagree. It was one of the better local places, which granted is just my po-dunk town, but still. Also, Chard is the single most popular varietal with oak and butter being the two most common spoken of taste components in New World Chards. Now, I'd not expect a waitron to know this, or even a bartender. But when a person goes out of his way to introduce himself as a sommelier and then make such a stupid statement concerning the featured wine?

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    The self-satisfaction of knowing more than this rube must have been intoxicating.
     
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    The self-satisfaction of knowing more than this rube must have been intoxicating.

    No, that was the wine. [​IMG]
     
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    The self-satisfaction of knowing more than this rube must have been intoxicating.

    Why would you get satisfaction from that? That's like taking joy in being the tallest person in some malnourished North Korean village.
     
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    Agreed. I just don't think those people that don't should introduce themselves as a sommelier!
    sometimes a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. it makes us nitpicky.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    sometimes a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. it makes us nitpicky.

    I try to keep that in mind when people want to talk about the state of health care in the US and/or Canada.
     
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    I try to keep that in mind when people want to talk about the state of health care in the US and/or Canada.

    yes, i've noticed your gentlemanly nature in CE.
     
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    and just to keep this on topic: most malolactic takes place in oak barrels ... so though the guy might have been technically overbroad, he was generally correct. oak and butter do go together.
     
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    Okay. I admit it. I was an asshole for posting the comment from the "somm".

    I hope everyone is now happy.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    yes, i've noticed your gentlemanly nature in CE.

    I will pass on making a personal swipe at you. I generally respect your opinions but have noticed that since I do not align with your political views you have come to not respect mine about anything. Such is life.

    Cheers.
     

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