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Tom DiNardo Wine Appraiser News

Professional wine appraiser Tom DiNardo is not just your average wine professional. Tom began working part-time in the wine industry in 1987. Tom entered the wine profession full time in 1993. Tom DiNardo is now a nationally recognized as a professional sommelier, wine expert, and wine educator. He is also a wine judge, counterfeit wine identification expert, and wine fraud investigator. Tom is an acclaimed charity auctioneer and an occasional freelance wine writer.

In 2007 Tom DiNardo received his sommelier diploma from the International Sommelier Guild. Tom is an international wine judge for many wine competitions such as the Indianapolis International Wine Competition, West Coast Wine Competition, Denver International Wine Competition and the Northwest Wine Summits to name just a few. In 2010 he was inducted into the Seattle chapter of the Commanderie de Bordeaux as a Founding Commandeur.

Tom is currently spending much of his time performing appraisal reports for insurance companies, law firms, banks, and individuals. Tom DiNardo is also a member of the International Association of Special Investigations Units (IASIU), and he works occasionally as an insurance special investigator and or testifies as an expert witness assignment  He is now writing a wine education book, and is now perhaps best known for his Internet wine personality – The Wine Zealot.

Posted April 19th, 2020

Wine Expert Survives Covid19 and Pandemic

Wine appraisal specialist and wine expert Tom DiNardo (The Wine Zealot) discusses how he survived the Covid19 infection and coped with the pandemic.

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Posted May 11th, 2019

Hiring An Expert Wine Appraiser for Your Wine Valuations

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Posted May 6th, 2019

Appraisal Reviews Hold Alleged Appraisers Accountable

The wine appraiser appraisal reviews idea for this article came about as a result of a legal case I am… (Read More)

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Posted May 1st, 2019

Contract Expert Companies and Directories Fail Their Clients

As one of the nation’s leading spirits and wine appraisers, I have been involved in countless insurance wine loss claims… (Read More)

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Posted April 24th, 2019

Wine & Spirit Appraisals Protect Your Assets!

Wine & Spirits Appraisals Protect Your Prized Collection Wine appraisals protect wine collections, and oenophiles who have amassed quite a… (Read More)

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Posted April 20th, 2019

Buying Wines at Wine Auctions

Experience The Excitement of Buying Wines at Wine Auctions Buying wines at wine auctions gives wine enthusiasts and dedicated collectors… (Read More)

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