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This may sound like a stretch of the imagination, but wine tasting and instructional design are now related in my mind.  How you ask?  Just read my wine tasting story below:

I attended a wine tasting class recently with one of my longtime friends and fellow instructional designers. (Along with another longtime non-ID friend)  We began the session with a glass of wine waiting for us.  There was no information provided about this glass of wine, apparently it was just for sipping while the classroom filled up.

Next, the Sommelier came out and started speaking.  (Look it up if you don’t recognize the title.) He proceeded to walk us through a PowerPoint presentation which highlighted many different types of wines, where the grapes are grown, what to pair them with, how they taste, etc…  While he was going through this presentation, the staff in the restaurant continued to refill our wine glasses…

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