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Other Virginia

This is a list with links to various Wine Education and Schools in and around Other Virginia. If you would like to add your resource to this listing, you can Submit Your Educator info here.

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However, we have listed some other Wine Education and Schools that are nearby.

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).

ph. 888-503-0828

Jay Youmans MW - The Capital Wine School

The Capital Wine School is the premiere school for wine education in the Washington, DC metro area. Courses offered for beginners and professionals. The school is owned and operated by Jay Youmans MW. Jay is an Advanced Level Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers), a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), and a Certified Burgundy Wine Educator, and a Master of Wine. 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 worl

5207 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite #7
Washington, DC
ph. 301 467-7927

Jay Youmans MW - The Capital Wine School

Jay Youmans is a sommelier, wine educator, author, restaurant consultant, and dynamic speaker. He owns the Capital Wine School in Washington, DC, www.capitalwineschool.com; and Rock Creek Wine Merchants, a sales & marketing consultancy. In addition, he is a partner in Manse Field, a pinot noir vineyard in Martinborough, New Zealand. He has judged for numerous wine competitions including The Dallas Morning News, and the California State Fair; and he runs the Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition. He is an Advanced Level Sommelier, a Certified Wine Educator exam (CWE), and Washington, DC’s only Master of Wine (MW).

5207 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite # 7
Washington, DC
ph. 301 467-7927

Chain Bridge Cellars

Wine classes and events. Special visits from winemakers and importers. In-depth looks at varietals and regions. Plus our 'One Sip at a Time' series - wine basics for novices and enthusiasts alike - a series of classes geared to help you know the basics and to identify and describe the wines you enjoy the most, so you can find more like them! See our website for more information and up-to-date listings, or call the store for more information.

1351 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, Va
ph. (703) 356-6500


Professional wine consultant and sommelier with almost 10 years in the industry. Classes, tastings and wine program management.

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