New Video: How to Order Wine at a Business Luncheon or Dinner

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For its new video, the online business publication,, taps's Michael Mattis and Jardinière's Eugenio Jardim to show its users how to choose wine at a business luncheon or dinner without embarrassment and without going over budget., one of the world's leading online business websites, has posted a new instructional video showing its business users how to smartly choose wine at an important business luncheon or dinner.

To present the "Wine Know-How" video, chose Michael Mattis, proprietor of, a site for novice wine enthusiasts, and master sommelier, Eugenio Jardim, of Jardinière, one of San Francisco's finest restaurants.

"We found that many business people - 75 percent - are surprisingly intimidated by the thought of choosing wine in front of prospective clients," says Mattis. "Vinapedia is all about taking the mystery out of wine, and we created the video to help people overcome their fears."

In "Wine Know-How," Jardim offers easy-to-remember tips on choosing the right wine, pairing wine with food, how to cleverly choose the right wine on a budget (without letting your guests know) and pouring etiquette.

The video is a companion piece to an earlier article, written by Mattis, "Pick, Pour and Taste Wine Like a Pro," which shows the busy business person how to survive a important business dinner with a wine snob.

The "Wine Know-How" video is available at:, or on YouTube at:
"Pick Pour and Taste Wine Like a Pro" is available at:

About ( was launched in the summer of 2007 by the admittedly novice oenophile, Michael Mattis. "I created because I'm not an authority on wine," says Mattis. "I created it so that I could learn more about something I've become passionate about and share what I've learned with others." A founding editor of Business 2.0 magazine, a freelance writer and professional blogger, Mattis currently holds the trendy title of Social Media Manager at BNET in San Francisco.
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About BNET
A C|Net Networks (Nasdaq:CNET) brand, BNET ( is one of the world's fastest growing business websites, attracting millions of unique visitors each month. BNET helps managers find practical, trusted resources for the business challenges they face every day, and effective techniques for moving their companies and their careers forward.
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About Jardinière
Housed in a beautiful landmark building in San Francisco's Civic Center area, Jardinière (http://www. jardiniè features the award-winning French-California cuisine of chef Tracy Des Jardins in the warm, elegant, two story interior designed by restauranteur/designer Pat Kuleto.
300 Grove St.
San Francisco, CA, 94102
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