My first Steemit post! The low-down on my road to becoming a wine/travel nerd

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Hi Steemians, my name is Jen! I have spent most of my adult life learning about the crazy world of wine, and I've been lucky enough that it's brought me to some amazing places in the world. With Steemit being such a great social platform, I figured I'd take the opportunity to share my experiences with all of you!

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I currently work as a sommelier, and one of my favourite things about my job is educating people (guests or staff) about wine. Any excuse to talk about wine, I'm there! But, as much as I like to talk about it, I definitely don't have all the answers. To be honest, no one ever will. You can read all the textbooks and see all the places, but it's an ever-changing industry and can sometimes be hard to keep up with.

Even with that said, I've made (and am still making!) a serious effort to learn as much as I can, and that's where the travel portion of my wine life comes into play. I wanted to go to all these places I was reading about and see it all first hand. So that's what I started doing! I can't wait to start sharing it with all of you! :)

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Congrats on taking the first step and joining the community. I wish everything work out for you.😉

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Welcome here!))

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Hello, welcome and salut

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welcome to steemit jen

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Remember those days

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A BIG warm welcome to Steemit! I am sure you are going to absolutely enjoy the Steemit platform.👍 Please let me know if I can be of future help with Steemit. I truly hope Steemit exceeds all your expectations!👍

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Welcome Jen! :D

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Looks like you can't start steemit without a hundo post :) back in the day when we did intro posts it would be less then $1 lol

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😂

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:D I feel you. It is great to see her having success and it is funny to see this party! But come on, 200$+ every post only because it is a good looking woman and wine. The world is so predictable. Brb, googling sex reassignment surgery whilst drinking wine

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What's a hundo post?

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I don't have any hundo posts :(

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It's so beautiful to have you here on steemit. I took time to come welcome you and I know you will love it here. Welcome to our family. @greatness96

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Then become a party with the first post.

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@travelingsomm welcome to steem!

Thats a dream job, I will love to read your adventures!

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Jen, Welcome.. looking forward to see some interesting posts from a wine lover. Would love to see a post on how you made the decision to become a sommelier. And your journey. Followed, upvoted and resteemed

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welkom

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he follow and upvote I follow and upvote back

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Welcome @travelingsomm. Seems you already made an excellent start in this platform. Keep on

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Hi Jen, welcome to Steemit! I hope you have an amazing experience :)

BTW this is my first comment on Steemit!

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Nice Start on your Career and a great way to get some STEEM POWER from the get go !!! Salud

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indeed

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Welcome!

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Welcome to the Steemit! Amazing start for the first post. I hope you improve as this way.🤙 And i hope also we can improve together😄

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:)

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Hi this is @sarahandrew, Welcome on steemit, if you need help you can check @steemguide. Wish you all the best for what you are expecting here

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm & All the best!

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Hi Jen! Great first post, i'll definitely be following! I love my wine too and spent a year working in Margaret River, Western Australia working (but mostly drinking) on a vineyard there. Have a great day and welcome to the community! Cheers!

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hi, welcome, I'm quite new here too, so let's enjoy the trip!

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Awesome, Welcome to Steemit platform. I hope we will enjoy some great posts from your experiences.It is an awesome community you will enjoy here.Keep sharing and following do follow my blog too.Thanx

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Welcome, I hope you have a great time and you stay for a long time.

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Welcome. What a great start ! More than 270 SteemDollar with one post... Keep on blogging and recommend the best wine

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Welcome to Steemit
Perfect time to learn about winery

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Welcome to Steemit and congrats on your first post! Can't wait to see what you bring to the platform. I'm sure so many would love to get schooled on all things wine. I recently read that you can bring a cheap wine to life by tossing it into a blender, something about aerating it... Is that true?

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Yikes! Have I ever put wine in a blender? No. Have I ever drank wine out of a blender? Yes ;)

Whatever you read sounds like an extremely aggressive approach to aerating wine. I do not recommend!

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That made me laugh so hard! Thanks, I appreciate the advice :)

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Your idea is i like it

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Welcome to the community of Steemit. Hope you will be doing well​ here. Keep sharing your beautiful knowledge and life experiences​with​h us. stay blessed <3

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great adventure

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welcome to this steemit family ! i hope you enjoy here ! @arvindkumar #followtofollow #liketolike

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Very Good This information, hopefully you are always successful in carrying out this activity.
Permission is following you in steemit

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welcome in steemit

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You are welcome
I expect your vote in my post

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very impression your post, I really like, I want to like you what is its secret?

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Welcome to Steemit Jen! Of all the available drinks in the world my favorite is wine, next to water. lol. And so Im very excited to read and learn more about your wine life. I hope you enjoy steeming! 😊

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Welcome to steemit @travelingsomm

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Hi Jen!

Welcome to Steemit. I hope you'll enjoy your stay here.

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Welcome and wish you many adventures!!!

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GREAT !!

Welcome to Steemit jen @travelingsomm. Have a nice day. Greetings me from Aceh, Indonesia. Regards...

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happy to join the social media steemit @travelingsomm.

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Welcome to steemit @travelingsomm 👍👍👍

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Welcome to Steemit travelingsomm. Let me know if you got any questions about Steem/Steemit. The official FAQ can be found here and is quite extensive https://steemit.com/faq.html - Also, Steemit is just one of the sites using Steem the blockchain. We also have Dtube, Dsound and Steepshot if you prefer videos,music or pictures instead of blogging content. And many more of course!

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Welcome to steemit. Just joined up myself the other day. I grew up in Sonoma County California. Lots of famous winery's in the area... Hope you enjoy the site

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Congrats! I'm just learning too, love the site and community so far :)

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Welcome to the community Jen! I'm excited that your will to share your knowledge and travels. Best of luck.

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You are welcome to steemit

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Upvoted, very nice post..welcome to the community of steemit,
please advice to save and back up your password...

have a nice and keep steeming..

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I congratulate you for working as a sommelier, and appreciate your interest in wine. I do not know the aspect of wine you are interested in. Is it the materials used for its production or the good or bad effects it may have in human bodies. I follow and upvote you.

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Bienvenue @travelingsomm i hope you love Steemit as much as I do! I see you're friends with @teamsteem, you're very lucky to have someone so experienced to show you around on the platform! Happy blogging :)

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@travelingsomm Welcome !!! I love wine and you have yourself a new follower. I can't wait to learn and exchange tips :D You're going to love Steemit. Best wishes - @splendorhub

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Glad you are here !

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Welcome to steemit. Never knew that some ones first steemit post could become this popular. Looks like there are a lot of people who are interested in Wines here.

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm!

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Your welcome to this wonderful community, glad you're here to share your wine experience with us. Keep steeming hot.

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Welcome! Really great first post! :)

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bonjour bienvenue ma cherie

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really a great job .. I am amazed with the achievement of you, my brother. I want to absorb knowledge from you, but I can only read through your posts only

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Hi. We are waiting your articles. And If you come to my country (Turkey), I want to drink wine with you. :)

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You are up to level 49 on your first post, that awesome, welcome I live in Calgary but I've been to every province In Canada

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Welcome to steemit, have a good time here, nice to meet you.

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Welcome :) May the force be with you <3

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Welcome Jen A.K.A @travelingsomm to #steemit community
Looking forward for more posts about you and your travel experience.
God bless!

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Welcome to Steemit, @travelingsomm!

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hey there, welcome to the platform. not sure if i've seen another sommelier here so that would be super niche if you start doing wine reviews or stuff like that here.

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Hi Jen,

Welcome to this world.

I agreed with your statement that no one have answers of all questions but you can cover most of them with your experience, So I wish you good luck in the field of Wine and I hope you will play a better role to educate people.

Have a good weekend.

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Welcome !

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@travelingsomm
Welcome to @steemit. inspire and be inspired.

stay blessed

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hello @introduceyourself and welcome to steemit!

this is a great place with a great community .. glad to have you.
@ricmark

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Wow. Welcome to steemit @travelingsomm . You've got yourself a great start. I posted my Introduction post about 2 days ago and it got hardly about 30 views. 😂

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keep at it! the most important thing is quality posts and interacting authentically !

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Yeah, I'm trying my very best in creating good posts. Thanks for the advice. Nice meeting you. :)

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Best wishes and Good luck for u

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Hi sis @travelingsomm welcome to steemit family

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Welcome to Steem! Wine is such a relaxing thing and I can't imagine! You are so lucky!

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Welcome to steemit! Where are you from?

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Hi Jen! Welcome to Steemit. Have a nice journey ahead, Keep posting.

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Welcome to steemit! I am such a wine novice that any help is much appreciated haha. Look forward to seeing more of your content and I hope you find the steemit community to your liking. Kindest regards.

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Hey welcome to Steemit! Its a great place hope you will enjoy here !! I am too newbie here !!
I have followed you on Steemit, please be kind enough to follow me as well.Enjoy Steemit !! Good luck!!Following your post!!

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Well, then I'll have a drink to your success!
It'll have to be grape juice though, alcohol tastes like poison to me😜

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Welcome to steemit jen! Looking forward to hearing from your travel stories and learn more about wine... I should as my hometown is very famous for its wine but I don't know much about it haha :D

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your post title won me!!! :) I love to travel and wine!!!! good luck and be in touch

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Welcome to Steemit! All the best!

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Welcome to Steemit Community

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welcome to steemit, hope you can provide the best for steemit and produce quality work

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Welcome. I will be happy to see the experiences you want to share with us

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Welcome to Steemit! Excited for your posts and to learn a thing or two. Expand my palate please! =] 🍷

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Welcome to the Steemit community, I hope you have a lot of success!

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Welcome to Steemit sis Jen 💕

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So...what's your favorite then? And...welcome! :-)

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm. Enlighten me about the wine industry. There's so much about wine that I want to know. hehehe

Best regards,
@nikkabomb

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Nice post and welcome to this fabulous platform, I'm new here myself and would appreciate a follow, you can check me out here https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@nikkijmurphy/helloooooo-fellow-steemians-i-m-nikki-and-this-is-my-life-so-far-in-a-post

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Welcome. Glad you joined in. Will look foward to learning from and with you.

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Bienvenida a esta gran plataforma y muchos éxitos en sus publicaciones

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Welcome to steemit... Check this out to get acquainted fast https://steemit.com/steemiteducation/@searchengine/tips-to-be-a-better-steemian-part-1

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Hello @travelingsomm and welcome! Great post! Have you ever tried one of Croatian wine?

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Hi! welcome to steemit. I'm also new here. Btw I like wine. What's the best affordable wine? and what's your favorite wine?.

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Hey Jen! Welcome to Steemit. I'm new here, too. I'm a wine writer - glad to have you here and look forward to reading what you share! Cheers.

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Welcome! As a Frenchie and someone who of course loves wine do you have a preferred region of the world for wine production? Mine is the Rhone =)

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I don't think I could pick just one!

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Top 5?

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Hello and welcome to Steem. I gave you a follow.

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Welcome to Steemit. So it begins.....

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Welcome to steem! )
Reading the comments it sounds like you're familiar with Australian regions. As I live in Australia, I don't mind Shiraz. Maybe you have some inside knowledge as to the reason why large wine retailers such as Dan Murphy, BWS and 1st Choice have so many undrinkable wines even well over $15. I suspect similar experiences occur in places like the US and UK too.

Is it a case of wineries dumping their below standard product on these retailers whilst the better ones are exported or sent to premium shops? Buying wine from these places is a lottery, occasionally you find something decent, but after a lot of money is wasted on duds :). I know there are better places to buy wine, but they're not always conveniently located. Maybe this is a blog post idea (for you) I'm working up to here, but any advice as to how to more easily locate the decent wines among sea of awful stuff in these places and save some money?

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Every industry has it's politics. It could be based on supply and demand as well, and that can create an industry of quantity over quality. My best advice is not to necessarily seek out the boutique little shops, but to utilize the staff at the existing ones that you visit. They're actually extremely knowledgeable (or at least they should be!). And, if you have

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Oops, I hit post before I finished! I was saying - if you have the time, go to the private stores too. Their selection is usually smaller with harder to find labels. Hope this was helpful!

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cheers. you can edit your comments too, there's an 'edit' option next to 'reply' under your own comments.

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wuelcome to steemit,congratulations for such beautiful words.

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Hi friends... Saludos @travelingsomm

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hello welcome to steemit!!!!

follow me @mariaes

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Welcome to Steemit!
you're beautiful

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Hey Travelingsomm, Welcome, feel free to follow me, and check out my new blow post here: https://steemit.com/life/@navydesign/what-am-i-doing-wrong-reaching-out-to-the-steemit-community... I’m also a Newb here... 😊👍

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Congratulations...Welcome to steemit...

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Welcome to steemit Jen!

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Hi, welcome my friend..

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Great to hear. Interesting job

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@travelingsomm Welcome to Steemit!
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good post you fren

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Best Wishes

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Dear travelingsomm,
Nice to meet an another wine lover! I would love to read your post on your favourite wines and of course, your wine recommendations. I am a big fan of Italian and Spanish wine - I'm also planning to share a post concerning this theme. Have you tasted Torres Salmon (2012/2014), this is my ultimate favourite!

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Learning is something that can promote one's career as well as income generating opportunities. In other words, learning promotes both knowledge and wealth. This is what is happening to steemians. we are earning as well as being enlightened with what is going around the universe. Thanks for sharing.

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welcome to steemit.. we hope to see more stuff from you in the coming days, months and years. Have a great time on here.

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Welcome to steam it you are very pretty!!!

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Welcome to Steemit. Hope you like it here ;)

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Oh wow, your work is very interesting, thank you for sharing your experience, welcome to the steemit community, to follow the successes in your work. Greetings from Venezuela ..

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hi! Welcome to this great new Platform! now you are a #steemian

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Hi! I’m super happy you joined Steemit! I’m brand new to Steemit and it’s wonderful to see other Steemian’s join the community. Keep posting. I’d love to see more ☺
Be sure to follow my account @zoewilliamson
Best of luck to you!

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Glad to have you. Not shabby for your first post. I'm a wine lover too☺

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Welcome to steemit! What's your favorite grape variety / region?

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Excellent Jen. Welcome to Steemit!

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Hi Jen!! Welcome to Steemit girl!! Looking forward to more of your posts :D
If you are interested in travel, I talk about it LOTS on my page, if you are interested.

Best wishes to you!!

Stephanie

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Welcome to steemit @travelingsomm , here in steemit you can get all d answers u want all you need do is to steemit real hot ...nice one .am also new here you can read my intro

https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@kelgreen/my-introductory-post

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i live in LA, so i have access to what I’m told is some great wine, but I’ve never really gotten into drinking wine and appreciating it. What do you think is most important to developing a taste for wine?

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Followed!

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Welcome! I'm new as well! I look forward to seeing more of your posts! :)

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Hi Jen! If you had to recommended one location to visit for wine, what would it be? I am turning 21 in March so I have to plan. :)

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Eek! There's so many! The Adelaide Hills in South Australia is so nice and laid back and definitely one of my favourite places. If you already have a country in mind though, I'm happy to help recommend a region there!

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Well maybe something local for starters ( I live in the United States), and then maybe as I gain an appreciation for wine I can venture out into other places around the world. Though I'll be sure to put Adelaide Hills on my list!

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Ahh gotcha! Ok, if you're west coast then I recommend Walla Walla, Washington or the Wilamette Valley, Oregon. If you're east coast then definitely Finger Lakes, NY. Hope this helps!

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm!
What a great start it is for you. Amazing! 😊

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Welcome to Steemit! I encourage you to take the time to search for other posts that interest you and upvote them. Also, start following authors that post good content and upvote them as well. Make some friends and you will be well on your way to earning some nice curation rewards and growing your following!

You are really going to like it here. This is a unique place where there is no competition. Instead, we all work to build success by helping each other out. The best way to grow is to build Steem Power and vote to reward other authors.

This is a great place to network with other people from all over the world. If you continually post great content you will grow a following in no time and start making some nice author rewards.

Best Of Luck!
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welcome to steemit :D

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Welcome to steemit Jen. You will definitely enjoy here 😊

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Wow.. i was blown away with this newly posted #introduceyourself post. How do you do it?

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Welcome to steemit Jen.
I never met anybody in person or in any social media who is a sommelier.
I normally saw them doing documentary or read about them in magazine.
Hope that I can learn one or two from you about wine.
Currently I only have a bottle of wine in my house.
Thank you for sharing.

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Welcome and best of luck in this community!

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Welcome to the COMMUNITY STEEMIT you won my vote good post follow me!

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Welcome to steemit gorgeous. I like You already.

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WOW! That's how you make an entrance!
Welcome to Steemit; I'm sure you'll fit right in. You did bring extra wine right? Sharing is caring ;)

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Welcome home

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always nice to see beautiful woman here! welcome! I am also new, its my second day here. And I love the community so far!

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it looks like good...i just know steemit is good platform to sharing or bloggin something which we have in our inside knowledge....its very good to showing our knowledge to other people.. and your introduction is very good...

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Nice to have you here! Look forward to all you posts about wine. I travel myself and wouldn't mind having a expert just a steem away.

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I have always wanted someone to give me the download on the magic's of wine! I'm excited to see more posts! Followed, Upvoted and ReSteemed ❤️

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Hi! We are @valhalla-hash nice to meet you. We like to welcome you to the amazing steemit! You will definitely LOVE IT.

Following links may help you to get started:

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IF you find this useful feel free to UP VOTE, or FOLLOW us and we will follow you back for awesome daily content.

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Heyy. Nice post. And youre cute too.

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Hello everybody on SteemIt

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Welcome Jen ! Let's grow together :)

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Hi Welcome.
Your post is quite successful. All the best.

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welcome to steemit. A bautiful lady with wine . sharing with you another beautiful lady with a similar taste. https://steemit.com/introducemyself/@sarahvain/hi-steemit-i-m-sarah
she is also a wine lover. just shared her link incase you guys just know each otehr.
hope to see some beautiful posts about life and wine.
for any info on steemit basics you can see my compilations.
https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@drskhan90/new-to-steemit-read-the-beginners-guide-to-get-you-started

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Heartily welcome to the Steemit. I wish you will learn as much as you can and yeah best luck with your wine career.

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Glad to have you! Welcome, welcome! I'm very much enjoy a glass of wine, so I guess I'm forced to follow for some expert advice :). Cheers!

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Amazing!! Welcome here :)

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Oooh, sounds like you'll have a lot to offer Steemit- at least those of us who enjoy wine!

I wrote a little guide for new users on Steemit that I like to share:
Welcome to Steemit! It's got a steep learning curve, but it's worth it in the long run if you keep putting in the time! Just know that it will take quite a while before you start getting attention and followers. The secret to success? Keep posting high quality content regularly, and make sure to search out other people's posts, read them, and give relevant comments.

Tagging is extremely important. Always make sure to use all five possible tags, and to keep them relevant. You can always just tag something "blog" or "photography" or something else really general (so long as it's still relevant) to fill the quota if you need to- most of your tags should be established ones, though one or two less used ones are fine.

Posting more than four times a day can reduce your potential rewards, as well as turning off potential users. (I aim for one post per day most of the time.) Consistency is important, though, so you should try to post often.

Always make sure to attach a photo to your posts! You should also have a finished profile: Write a description, add a profile picture and a banner- neither needs to be of you, necessarily, but you should have something- and set a website.

There are a lot of really good resources out there for minnows (new users). You should check out the following groups and services, they offer a lot of valuable resources to new users:

@thesteemengine (Check this one out first- they're an extremely supportive group.)
@qurator (These guys offer an excellent liftime upvote to accounts that post consistent quality content.)
@originalworks (Whenever you write an original post, tag this account- they'll verify it's original and upvote you.)
@steembasicincome (Another lifetime upvote option.)
@steemstem (The biggest and best STEM curation group in the game. If you're interested in writing or reading about science, check these guys out!)
@geopolis (A fairly new science curation group, this one's dedicated to the study of the Earth.)

And, again, the biggest thing is just patience. Breakout successes are incredibly rare on Steemit- you've got to find your way there through perseverance and hard work. It takes time, but you'll eventually succeed if you put in the work.

Please feel free to repost this guide on the posts of other minnows you run into!

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Thanks alot for this information. I am glad i read it. Thumbs up! Brother

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I hope it's helpful!

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Hello. You look great. I wish good luck here!

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Welcome to steemit ... A world of possibilities..

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so cool! exited to see your future posts! I'm also interested in traveling, I'm definitely following you! upvoted

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm. Some fun facts about wine below.
http://winefolly.com/tutorial/facts-about-red-wine/
You can use fact # 2 to dismiss any naysayers. haha

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Welcome Jen! I love my wine and if you need any recommendations of good wines downunder I'd be more than happy to make some suggestions :)

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In vino veritas!

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Welcome to Steemit :)

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Welcome to the steemit platform, I invite you to visit my blog vote for my post and give the button to follow me

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Welcome to Steemit. Have a nice journey ahead, Keep posting.

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You are welcome to steemit

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Hello and welcome to the Steemit Community Jen!

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Welcome to SteemIT! I look forward to traveling and drinking wine vicariously through your endeavors! If you had to recommend any one wine from any one place that you have already been, where would that be?

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Hi, Jen. Welcome to Stemint. Just like you, I am new to the plaform, but I want to tell you that it is a very special experience to belong to it. I invite you to continue showing us the fascinating world of wine. In my case I do not know anything about him and I would love to learn from him. Greetings and I will be following you in all your publications.

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Welcome steemit,,you are perfect..let’be friend..may I?
This my intro https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@rizalnazim/introduce-my-self☺️☺️👍👍

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Congratulations @travelingsomm!
Your post was mentioned in the hit parade in the following category:

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Welcome to Steemit Jen :)

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hi welcome !!!

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Wonderful @travelingsomm great start & it seems we are in the same profession although I left it for some time.. Lets follow each other. Do check my post https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@niteshgupta89/introducing-myself

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Welcome to steemit... Have a blast!

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Any local wine recommendations in Brazil? Here all week and happy to try a local drop!

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wecome to steem. I am new, too. From Venezuela. Regards

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Bienvenida a Steemit.. me encanta el vino.. te felicito por este comienzo!

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Hello Jen welcome to Steemit, I find it interesting, I hope to learn a lot about wine by reading your post.

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Best of luck, sounds like a wonderful way to live :)

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Welcome Jen - so cool you are a somm. I'm totally nerdy about this myself and I never thought I'd be one of those people. What's your latest funky wine experience, any hot tips?

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Awe thanks for your support! Hmmm... funky wine experience?! Well I once went to a winery that ran their tasting room out of the entry way of their house. The guy answered the door in a t-shirt and short shorts lol! Surprisingly good wines though and such a fun experience. PS - following you!

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@travelingsomm - same!! PS: I'm headed to South Africa (around Cape Town) in a weeks time so if there are any winery's there you've been to LMK :)

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Hope you steemit makes your dream come true sister

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Welcome! I love red wine, but I've given up alcohol health reasons :) Is it possible to find an alcohol free wine that tastes any good? I guess that may be a silly question!

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I Love wine! Welcome to Steem it. I am new as well l look forward to more of your wine posts.

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Welcome to Steemit @travelingsomm! You just had to put that wine glass on the intro haha. You will do well here, looking forward to your blogs!

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Of course! But to be honest, it's usually a wine glass in my HAND. :) Thanks for the support!

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Haha, cheers! 🍷🍷🍷

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@stackin you are the man of the year. I must say i look up to you on this platform as a role model.

Permit me to use this medium to shout out to some folks like you too @surpassinggoogle

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cute pic sis!

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Welcome!

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Hii jen nice to read about you,
Im khaleel from india,am also new on steemit and welcome you to.i have followed you please follow me .best of luck

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Welcome to steemit

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Welcome, Jen! What's your top 3 wine choices?

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Right now I'm a sucker for the following:

New Zealand Pinot Noir (Felton Road is a favourite!)
South African Chenin Blanc (Bellingham Bernard Series)
All the bubbles! Champagne, Cava, Franciacorta, Prosecco - I love all the bubbles!