My lifelong passion for wine probably began much like yours—a glass or two with dinner or on a special occasion. This casual appreciation grew each passing year, until 6 years ago when I decided to attend my first course in wine at the Philadelphia Wine School. Well, they "had" me at wine, and from that point on, I wanted to learn as much as I could about this "nectar of the gods!"
This experience started me down the path of pursuing a formal education through the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) based out of London, where I achieved the highest level of certification, Diploma Level 4, DipWEST, as well as Certified Wine Educator through the Society of Wine Educators, and French Wine Scholar, through the Wine Scholar Guild. These advanced credentials provide its graduates with a well-rounded education in viticulture, viniculture, and knowledge of wines from around the world.
I was introduced to the wonderful world of artisan cheeses by a close friend, who owned a cheese shop in Philadelphia, and taught me the delicate nuances of handmade cheeses from around the world. I fell in love with the idea of personalized wine and cheese pairings, and that's when I decided to develop a business which brings people together to create unique and memorable experiences for years to come.
I founded my business in June 2017, and began providing personalized wine tastings and wine and cheese pairings in private homes and public events. I have also worked with local charities such as Beebe Hospital, Camp Rehoboth, and Fanconi Anemia Research Fund.
It would be my pleasure to serve you and create a unique experience just for you! I look forward to meeting many wonderful friends in the future!
Certifications: DipWSET graduated with honors, French Wine Scholar, graduated with highest honors, Certified Wine Educator, Certified Specialist Wine.
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