I am a wine lover. I love to explore wine shops for unusual and exceptional wines.
I am a wine adventurer. I travel as often as I can to wine regions and discover new wines, new wine grape varietals, meet grape growers, touch the soil, meet winemakers, taste wine from fermenter, to barrel, to glass.
I am a hobby winemaker. I have a few vines in my side yard that I planted just to learn about the vine. I have made wine from wine kits to start, and a small number of batches from wine grapes.
I am wine educator. I love standing in a wine department or wine shop and helping people find that perfect bottle of wine for dinner, for a gift, or for a special occasion.
I am a wine professional. I hold a Certified Specialist of Wine certification from the Society of Wine Educators and work in the wine industry.
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