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From British to American English, decoding wine and spirits terms with former NFL champion Will Blackmon

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From biscuit to porridge, bramble to gooseberry, we know that some of the terms used in our Systematic Approach to Tasting wines and spirits don't always align with American English.

To help decode some of these tricky British words, we asked Super Bowl Champion, NFL Veteran and WSET student, Will Blackmon to act as our translator! Following a successful career in American football, Will retired from the sport in 2018 and founded The Wine MVP, a concierge wine service.  

He checked in with WSET’s chief exec, Ian Harris MBE DipWSET, and helped to translate a few terms that tend to cause confusion.

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