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The Wine Version Of A Tupperware Party In Your Own Home

I’m sitting in the living room of my friend’s home, where she’s gathered a small group of friends for a wine tasting.  Betty Kaufman is pouring a sparkling wine.  While my friend is the host for the evening, Betty is our wine guide and will be taking us through five wines, all paired with a small bite.  But she’s not a sommelier and doesn’t work for a winery.  Betty is an Independent Consultant for WineShop At Home, a company with a mission to take the intimidation out of learning about wine and the wine buying experience by holding a casual tasting in the comfort of people’s homes.  Think of it as a Tupperware party for wine.  Yes there is a sales pitch, but it’s a soft sell.  You get to try before you buy.  No one is judging your knowledge about wine or what you’re tasting in the glass.  It’s all about…