He began drinking on his twelfth birthday, when his parents opened a beautiful bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne. Since then, he has sampled Grand Cru Burgundies, Vietnamese snake wines and everything in between.
Rob has a long history of disguising overindulgence as research. Before he became your guide to obscure libations, he lived la dolce vita in Europe while studying German and reviewed restaurants for a weekly Chicago newspaper. He has appeared on the PBS television show Check, Please!, and he was recently featured in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
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