Certifications + Professional Affiliations

Certifications

  • CSW-Certified Specialist of Wine
  • WSET- Diploma student
  • ISG Level 3
  • Court of Master Sommeliers- Level 1
  • FWS -Burgundy and Bordeaux Master Level Classes
  • Completed Wine Sales and Marketing Program at South Seattle Community College

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Wine Educators
  • Wine and Spirit Education Trust
  • International Sommelier Guild
  • Guild of Sommeliers
  • French Wine Society
  • Commanderie de Bordeaux

Press Events

  • Vin Expo, Orrizonte Nizza, Nebbiolo Prima, Vie Vinum

Wine Regions I Have Visited

  • South Africa – Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek
  • France – Bordeaux, Burgundy
  • Italy – Piedmont, Tuscany
  • Austria
  • Australia – Barossa Valley, Hunter Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale, Mornington Penninsula, Tasmania
  • New Zealand – Northland, Kumeu, Auckland
  • Canada – Okanagan Valley
  • United States – California (Napa Valley, Sonoma Coast, Lake County, Mendocino,Paso Robles, Santa Barbara), Washington State (Walla Walla, Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley, Snipes, Wahluke Slope, Red Mountain, Horse Heaven Hills)