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What It Takes to Be a Tea Sommelier

For one thing, an extensive knowledge of flower scents

(Newser) - Tea consumption is on the upswing in the US, and with that comes the rise of high-end varieties and yes, even tea sommeliers. For those interested in acquiring such a title, it's time to get up to speed on the scents of flowers, reports Modern Farmer . The website interviews... More »

Forget Sommeliers: Today's Booze Guide Is the Cicerone

And he's guiding you through the world of beer

(Newser) - Craft beer is the darling of the booze industry these days, with sales up 14% for the first half of the year. No wonder, then, that Cicerones are arriving on the scene. Much like a sommelier, these beer stewards are popping up at restaurants and bars in order to guide... More »

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