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Wine Teasers Wine GameWhat is Wine Teasers?

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Wine Teasers Wine Game is a trendy, educational game that combines trivia, hints, chance, and even the occasional diabolical maneuver to provide a fun and unpretentious wine learning experience. Teams of players answer questions, discuss topics, loot virtual wines from each other and have a fun, educational experience along the way. Wine Teasers’ motto, “The FUN way to learn wine,” describes the game perfectly.

Wine Teasers is different from other trivia games because each question has a big hint. This creates an environment not of one-upsmanship, but instead of lighthearted, cooperative play and learning.

Teams do not hear the hint unless they are unable to answer the question without it. Teams move ahead more quickly if they are able to answer questions without the hint, but the hints guarantee that even wine beginners have a chance to answer questions correctly.

Once a team answers a question correctly, they qualify to add a “wine bottle card” to their team’s virtual wine cellar. Sometimes they are directed to select a specific type of bottle card, sometimes they can exchange cards and sometimes they can loot cards from the other team. The first team that collects one bottle card in each of six categories wins the game.

Throughout the game, players have opportunities to discuss topics and learn. For example, each question has a one-paragraph explanation that is read out loud. Similarly, each wine bottle card has descriptive text and recommended food pairings. Players are encouraged to discuss their experiences with the topics at hand.


Content by Jennifer Rosen, Cork Jester

Winner of the 2005 James Beard Award for Internet Writing on Food, Restaurant, Beverage or Nutrition, and 2003 finalist for Jacob’s Creek International Best Drinks Writer, Jennifer is the author of Waiter, There’s a Horse in My Wine, and The Cork Jester’s Guide to Wine, both winners of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for Wine Literature. Her weekly wine column, called “hilarious,” “informative,” and “the very essence of wine fun,” appears in the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, CO, a network of papers across the nation, and is read around the world by over 45,000 subscribers to her Internet newsletter.

Jennifer’s byline also appears in Wine Enthusiast, The Beverage Network, Wine Country International, Drinks, Wines and Vines, Every Day with Rachel Ray, Broughton Quarterly, Fine Art Registry, The New Zealand Winepress, The Independence Institute and The Wine Club Newsletter.

Created by a wine-loving librarian

Wine Teasers was created by a wine-loving entrepreneurial librarian, Stefan A. Smith, and published by Fine Wine Games, Inc. With Jennifer Rosen’s wine knowledge and librarian’s ability to – well, to be a librarian – Wine Teasers finds the perfect balance between informational and fun!

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