About The Wine Primer


While a knowledge of wine is not a prerequisite to its enjoyment, enhanced understanding can lead to enhanced enjoyment. The purpose of The Wine Primer is to provide interesting and useful information that hopefully furthers the reader’s enjoyment of wine.

The author, David Dickson, has been a wine lover and educator for more than 30 years. During his professional career, David traveled widely throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, broadening his already extensive knowledge of wine.

David writes a bi-monthly wine column for the Tribune Newspapers, maintains virtualwineknow.com, an internationally read wine blog, operates Liquid Events, a wine event consulting company and is a wine consultant for Kroger Company.

Information and opinions expressed in The Wine Primer are those of the author.