...speak up. A lot of customers feel intimidated by big wine lists and sommeliers, but it’s okay to trust your palate.
...snap a photo of the label and add it to an album of wines you’ve loved or loathed; use it to guide you on future selections.
...judge too early. As the wine opens up, you might change your mind.
...suffer through a poor choice. The sommelier’s goal is for you to be happy with your selection.
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