Tampa-St. Petersburg - Wine Education and Schools
This is a list with links to various Wine Education and Schools in and around Tampa-St. Petersburg.
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Tom DiNardo - The Wine Zealot
In 1987 Tom DiNardo began working in the California wine industry. He founded DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers in 1993. As a charity wine auctioneer, he has presided over many of the nation’s most acclaimed wine auctions. Tom is a nationally recognized sommelier, spirits & wine appraiser, wine educator, wine expert, and wine judge for many international wine competitions. Mr. DiNardo is a freelance wine writer for the Wine Enthusiast, Decanter, and Santé Magazines, and other wine journals. He was a regularly featured auctioneer for the former ERI wine auction gallery. Tom DiNardo now serves as V.P. of Outreach for the Natl. Assoc. of Professional Appraisers (NAPA), and he is also a certified insurance fraud investigator (CIFI). Tom performs wine appraisals and expert witness services for insurance companies, banks, law firms, and individuals. Tom DiNardo is perhaps best known by his Internet wine personality – The Wine Zealot. Through these unique experiences Tom has gained invaluable knowledge about wines and the wine industry. With a reverence for the grape, Tom DiNardo continues his passionate pursuit today as a wine educator who teaches others about oenology and wine collecting.
Wine With Mike Vino-tainment Sommelier Services
I’m a wine educator and certified Sommelier, located in the Tampa Bay, FL area.
I teach fun, interactive wine classes and tastings at fine restaurants, community clubs and other venues since 2005.
I call it Vino-tainment.
I was an owner of The Vine Bar in Coral Springs, FL where I was known as the Wine Professor.
I am portable - I can bring my wine class to you or your clients.
I am not selling wine. I can use any wine you want.
11421 Blue Crane Street