What is your experience level with wines? (e.g. I am just starting out; I enjoy wine with most dinners; I am very familiar with most varietals and know their typical characteristics; I am an expert with a large wine cellar)
I AM FAMILIAR WITH MOST VARIETALS.
What is your experience with eating gourmet foods? (e.g. I have not had much experience; I enjoy it when available; I eat at the French Laundry every chance that I get)
I HAVE ONLY EATEN AT THE FRENCH LAUNDRY TWICE.
How familiar are you with wine paring? (e.g. I don't drink wine with a meal; I don't pair I just open the closest bottle; I put thought into what wine will go with the meal; my cellar allows me to pick the perfect wine for every meal)
I PUT THOUGHT INTO WHAT WINE WILL PAIR WITH THE MEAL.
What is you experience with cooking gourmet dinners? (e.g. I have no experience; I have limited experience but want to give it a try; I cook as often as possible)
I HAVE LIMITED EXPERIENCE WITH COOKING GOURMET DINNERS BUT WANT TO GIVE IT A TRY.
I LOVE TO TRAVEL, DINE AND TASTE WINES AND HAVE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND IN ALL; HOWEVER, I FEAR I HAVE FORGOTTEN MUCH ABOUT WINES IN RECENT YEARS. I TRAVELED WITH ROBERT LAURENCE BALZER, LA TIMES WINE EDITOR AND AUTHOR OF MANY WINE BOOKS.