Wine tells a beautiful story. Wine is history, wine is nature, wine is human creativity and vision. Wine is memories, wine is family, wine is friendship, wine is celebration. From vine to wine, there is nothing ordinary about this story in a glass. It is my mission to tell that story and to enrich the lives of others with a fun, educational, entertaining experience.
You can often find me at vineyards and wineries in my leisure time, or attending wine shows, expos and tastings all over. Wine is not just my job, it's my hobby and my passion. The more I learn about wine, the more I fall in love!
I am WSET Level 3 certified, a certified French Wine Scholar, certified as an educator with the Boston Wine School (BWSEd), I have passed the Level 1 Sommelier's Exam with the CMS, and am currently studying for the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with the Society of Wine Educators.
I am fortunate enough to hold various positions in the wine industry, each of which brings incredible fulfillment. I work as an educator for the Boston Wine School leading wine dinners and teaching wine education classes in Central and Southeastern Massachusetts. I am the Director of Sommology at Traveling Vineyard, responsible for our wine and food pairing programs. I also work for Harwick Vineyard & Winery, a beautiful farm winery in the heart of Central Massachusetts. In addition, I speak at corporate events and conventions as a wine educator.
Years ago I started off just drinking one type of wine. Now years later, a whole new world has opened up to me as I have explored all kinds of wines and grapes and learned of pairing wines with food. Life is so much more flavorful and FUN now! My mission is to bring that enjoyment to others. Wine is so much more than a drink, it is an experience, and it tells a beautiful story.