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Wine Century

Posted by Philip James, Jun 27, 2007.

Just got back after another red-eye from Napa - we'll post some good trip reports in the next few days, in the meantime as I catch up on sleep and email take a look at this: the Wine Century Club

Its a simple idea thats devilishly hard to achieve; you just need to try 100 grape varieties to qualify. Very few people can even name 100, its not trivial.

Take a look and see how you fare...


Reply by Philip James, Apr 22, 2009.

I've written about the Wine Century club a few times (, we even have a few members on the site and here at Snooth HQ, but, I just noticed that they introduced a new uber-exclsuive tier, their Doppel Century holders.

You have to have tried over 200 varietals to join. I think there may be just 1 member at the moment.

I'd have to go check, but I think i'm in / around 125 at the moment, so would have to camp out in a few Swiss and Portuguese villages to push my total up.

Reply by Stephen, Apr 22, 2009.

I'm at about 118, I think there may be some members of the forum getting close, though. I think Greece would help me catch up to you.

Reply by Philip James, Apr 22, 2009.

You are headed there, or that was just a general comment?

Reply by John Andrews, Apr 27, 2009.

I'm at 75 after this weekend in Napoli.

Reply by Kovas 50 States Of Wine, May 24, 2013.

For the Wine Century Club, I'm at 89 varietals and keeping track on my blog at

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