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Ben Narasin

Ben Narasin

Ben Narasin brings a unique blend of experience to WineTasteTV.com.  Ben turned his short story and freelance writing talents to the topics of taste after a successful twenty-five year history as an entrepreneur.  As a Web 1.0 pioneer with a passion for wine and food, Ben represents the best of wine and web.
 
Ben focuses on living and reporting on the life of a modern day Renaissance Man.  His quest to learn more about topics of culinary and oenological specialties and ways to combine them push him constantly to find the new, the unexplored, and always, the best.
 
Ben’s freelance writings have appeared as covers in both the food and wine sections of the San Francisco Chronicle and as stories in Wine Enthusiast, Health, Patterson’s Tasting Panel and other magazines.

Videos Featuring Ben Narasin:

Wine and Cheese Pairing

Wine and Cheese Pairing

Ben Narasin loves a good cheese. But he really loves a good wine with his cheese. Find out how wines and cheeses complement each other, and what you should look for in a good pairing.   More »

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Wine 101: Education 2:24
Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Ben Narasin takes you on a tasting adventure pairing cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay with chocolate. Pairing food and wine is always tricky, but does chocolate really go with chardonnay?   More »

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Wine 101: Education 1:36
Amarone Anyone?

Amarone Anyone?

Amarone is a highly extracted, concentrated wine, but it's an acquired taste for many wine lovers. Somewhat misunderstood, this red wine from Italy intrigues WineTasteTV's Ben Narasin. Join Ben as he tastes the Campo dei Gigli Amarone at the Gambero Rosso Italian wine event in San Francisco.   More »

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Wine Regions: Italy 1:32
Avignonesi Vin Santo

Avignonesi Vin Santo

Vin Santo is one of the richest dessert wines from Italy. It's thick, unctuous, caramel syrup. Ben Narasin visits Gambero Rosso's San Francisco tasting and discovers the rich joy of Avignonesi's 2005 Vin Santo.  More »

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Tastings: Wine Scene 1:21

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