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Snow Day Makeup. The last day of Advanced France (South) was snowed out. The makeup day for this class is Thursday, April 9th. The date is during Passover, so if anyone cannot attend due to religious reasons, please let me know.
A lot of our students go on to great things. A surprising number of them are in the news this month for their achievements. Congrats, all! Miguel Lecuona. A longtime Diploma student who went on to earn his Wine MBA in Bordeaux. For the past eight years, he has been running a marketing consultancy for the wine trade. It was just announced that he is a featured speaker at this year’s International Wine Tourism Conference in La Champagne, France. Ben Franco and his winebar “Winedown Cafe” are featured in the Reading...
Wine Snobs or Wine Ninjas? We should probably be sad about the emotional state of Wine Snobs, but we aren’t. Admittedly, we’ve made a few of them cry. But we don’t train those type of people. We train Wine Ninjas. The following is a list of our recent “deviling” of the Snob set. Say Goodbye, Sonic Decanter Right before Christmas, we burst the bubble on thousands of Wine Snobs when we worked with the Washington Post on an exposé on the latest wine gadget: the Sonic Decanter. Yet another expensive wine gadget that...
We are up for a 2014 Wine Blog Awards for Best Wine Reviews! We would LOVE for you to vote, preferably for us! Being a finalist is a major honor in and of itself. Previous winners have included the some of the best wine blogs in the world, including Terroirist, Vinography, Tablas Creek, Jamie Goode’s Wine Blog, and Dr. Vino. If you don’t mind, we would LOVE for you check out the Wine Blog Awards. There are a lot of amazing wine publications this year. You should take a look. Here is direct link to the voting...
As of March 4th, we have a brand-spanking new website. The new site was a year in the making, and incorporates our three major websites into one lovely package. Take a look around and enjoy! Feel free to ask us questions if you have any.
Due to an upcoming storm, all classes scheduled for February 13th have been cancelled. All students in single-day classes will get gift certificates to register for another class. All programs are pushed forward by one week.