Dispelling myths about what it takes to call yourself a wine enthusiast:

Myth number three: you cannot be called a wine enthusiast unless you belong to the elite wine club of your area and have a good knowledge about wines. There is nothing further from truth. Anyone who loves wine can be labeled as a wine enthusiast, period. Once you discover the love for wine, you would be thirsty to know more about the origin, various types, methods of serving, storage and other aspects of wine—just because you love this royal beverage. If you look closely, this is what actually describes the wine enthusiasts all over the world.

Exploding Some General Myths Concerning the Wine Enthusiast [WineXpert]