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. In addition to contributing to Wine Answers, Andrea Immer is the author of Great Tastes Made Simple: Extraordinary Food and Wine Pairing for Every Palate, Andrea Immer's Wine Buying Guide for Everyone, and Great Wine Made Simple: Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier. She is also a columnist for Esquire and other publications, and Dean of Wine Studies for the French Culinary Institute in New York. Former beverage director for Windows on the World in New York, Andrea now serves on the committee for the Windows of Hope Fund that raises money for the families of the Windows on the World employees affected by the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center disaster.