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Dedicated to wine education and marketing, Virginia Wine Society conducts monthly wine tastings and is available for private parties, business meetings and trade shows. Our wine educators are Certified Sommeliers with over 25 years in the industry.
515 S. England Street | Williamsburg, VA
Tom DiNardo - The Wine Zealot
Tom DiNardo has worked in the wine industry in both California and Washington. With a reverence for the grape, Tom continues his passionate pursuit today as a wine consultant and educator who teaches others about oenology and wine collecting. Mr. DiNardo is a sommelier diplomate with the International Sommelier Guild and a member of the Society of Wine Educators. He is a freelance writer for Wine Enthusiast, Decanter, and Santé Magazines, and is a regular contributor to Wine Squire.com. Tom is a featured auctioneer for Chicago based ERI wine auction gallery, and has sold some of the finest and rarest wines from around the world. Mr. DiNardo is also a certified master appraiser (ISA-AM & MPPA)and prior to his wine immersion experience, Tom DiNardo founded DiNardo & Lord Auctioneersin 1993. Through these unique experiences, Tom has gained invaluable knowledge about the wine industry. Please view our Charity Auctions Calendar (http://www.auctionzip.com/WA-Auctioneers/271.html). To learn more about our Wine Appraisal Services (http://www.dinardoandlordauctioneers.com/content/certified_appraiser.htm).
Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach
Laurie Forster is an award-winning sommelier, author, TV personality and comedian. Her edgy approach to demystifying wine caught the eye of major networks and led her to guest appearances on FOX Morning News, Martha Stewart Living Today and ABC News at Noon. She’s performed her wine themed comedy at the DC IMPROV, Broadway Comedy Club, Tampa IMPROV, Avalon Theatre and The RamsHead On Stage. Forster is also the host of her radio show The Sipping Point on WBAL 1090AM and her mobile application "The Wine Coach" was listed as one of the Top 8 Wine Apps in Wine Enthusiast, Top 5 Wine Apps in the World by Departures International Magazine and 2012 App of the Year from Go Mobile Solutions. A former software sales executive, Laurie’s wine career began in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to obtain her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. Laurie has since earned an Advanced Certificate with Merit from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). She has also trained with the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley.
Jay Youmans MW - Capital Wine School
The Capital Wine School provides the highest quality wine education in the Washington, DC area. Courses offered for beginners and professionals. The school is owned and operated by Jay Youmans MW, the only Master of Wine in the DC area. The Master of Wine Exam is the most difficult and challenging exam in the wine industry. In addition to being a Master of Wine, Jay is an Advanced Level Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers), a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), and a Certified Burgundy Wine Educator. He has judged wine at the Star Wine Competition, the California State Fair, and the Dallas Morning News Wine Competition. He was the competition director for the 2012 Virginia Governor's Cup Wine Competition. He was a contributoring author to The Business of Wine, published by Greenwood Press (2009). The Capital Wine School offers: - Introduction Classes on Wine and Tasting - The Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses (WSET) Intermediate, Advanced, and Diploma - The French Wine Society: French Wine Scholar Program (FWS) - Exam Prep Classes for the CSW & CWE exams - Society of Wine Educators - Essential Blind Tasting Skills - Focus Tastings on the wine regions of the world
5207 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite # 7 | Washington, DC
Jameson Wine Experience
Paul Jameson has over thirty years experience putting together wine tastings. He will put together a fun and educational wine tasting for you or your organization, coming to your home or anywhere else in the Metro DC area, providing the glasses and tasting notes, selecting the wine, and leading you through the tasting. Paul is a Certified Specialist of Wine, a French Wine Scholar, and has an Advanced Certificate from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. Experience wine the fun way!
ph. (703) 304-2308
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