Red Wine. Photo: Getty Images
Red Wine. Photo: Getty Images

Listen to KQED’s Forum: Wine Demystified
Original Broadcast:
Friday, Apr 12, 2013 — 10:00 AM

Are you easily intimidated by snobby sommeliers? Flummoxed by phone-book-thick restaurant wine lists? Help is on the way. KQED’s Forum convenes a panel of Bay Area wine connoisseurs to talk about how to pour and taste wine, and how to select the perfect bottle at a store or restaurant.

    Host: Scott Shafer


  • Debbie Zachareas, owner/partner of Ferry Plaza Wine and Oxbow Wine Merchant
  • Doug Tomlinson, CEO of Vino Volo airport wine bars and shops (serving SFO), headquartered in San Francisco
  • Jon Bonne, wine editor for The San Francisco Chronicle


Wendy Goodfriend

I am the Senior Interactive Producer for KQED's online Food properties. I have designed and produced food-related websites and blogs for KQED including Bay Area Bites; Check, Please! Bay Area; Jacques Pepin's websites; Weir Cooking in the City and KQED Food. When I am not creating and managing food websites I am taking photos of Bay Area Life and designing online navigation systems. My professional education and training includes: clinical psychology, photography, commercial cooking, web design, information architecture and UX. You can find me engaged in social media on Twitter @bayareabites and on Facebook at Bay Area Bites. I can also be found photoblogging at look2remember.

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