Atlanta-North Georgia - Wine Education and Schools
This is a list with links to various Wine Education and Schools in and around Atlanta-North Georgia.
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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.
Vino Venue (Atlanta Wine School)
Located in Dunwoody, Vino Venue is a one-of-a-kind wine and dine emporium offering guests a unique, complete culinary experience. With over 50 wines available by the glass, a respectable craft beer selection, and bistro-style cuisine designed for sharing, Vino Venue is just the place to discover the art and science of food and wine. Vino Venue is also home to a $100,000 chef demonstration kitchen furthering Vino Venue’s fundamental priority: wine education at Atlanta Wine School.
4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Healthy Chef Partyologist Nancy Waldeck for Taste and Savor Inc.
Taste the fascinating history, science and people behind wine - learn styles and types of wines, interesting characteristics and regional differences about wine around the world. In our fun and interactive tastings, you'll develop your own point of view, enabling you to confidently order wine in business or social settings. We'll enjoy and match wines with the foods that pair perfectly. Whether you are a wine novice or an experienced enthusiast, come taste with a Partyologist!
Finest Events & Winetiques/Accessories
We conduct fun as well as educational wine events/ parties.
Multiple station blind and open style events with interaction.
Food parings to best enjoy wines
Enhanced presentation with our serving accessories and Winetiques.
Can custom create an memorable event for you, with event favors custom stemware.
Chefs David and Gayle Darugh - Wine Educators
Chefs David and Gayle Darugh (Oeno-Spelunkers Extraordinaire!) offer Wine Appreciation, Humorous After Dinner Talks, Consulting and Culinary Classes nation-wide or at their Bed and Breakfast Inn in Clayton, Georgia. Both are commercial winemakers and wine education professionals with many years of experience in the food and wine industry. Classes, training and wine tastings can be customized for individuals or groups, always in a relaxed and entertaining format.
Beechwood Inn - 220 Beechwood Drive
ph. (706) 782-5485
I am Andrew Jaeger, a Certified Specialist of Wine and the owner of Somm1.
My greatest joy is to share my wine knowledge and experience with those desiring a Sommelier-guided tasting experience. A Certified Sommelier not only has an understanding of wines from California, but from around the world.
No matter what region you choose for your event, you can make it a cultural experience with distinctive wines from Italy, France, and the New World.
Your guests will enjoy an amazing night!