Meet Mr. Wine Tasting: Olivier Magny visits Rosemary Beach all the way from the City of Lights

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 05:10 PM.

"It shouldn't be stuffy," he said. "I really don't like wine snobs."

On top of his entrepreneurship, Magny is a blogger-turned-writer. His first book, "Stuff Parisians Like" derives from his blog of the same name.

"Clients came to Paris with a completely idealized picture of Paris ," Magny said. "Since I'm from there, I thought I should give them a more concrete, grounded approach."

On top of all of his accomplishments, he's also a record holder for highest wine tasting in the world — on a plane. The only thing he hasn't done yet is produce his own wine.

"I'm afraid if I made my own wine it would make people blind," he said.

When it comes to finding a good wine, it starts in the vineyard.

"To grow your own grapes that have something special require hard work, skill, love and luck," Magny said.



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