Earning a Certified Specialist of Spirits Certification – CSS

I am so pleased that the Society of Wine Educators awarded me the Certification of CSS, Certified Spirits Specialist. I fell in love with the category after researching The Renaissance of Gin for FWT Magazine. On to Bourbon and Whiskey now!

I am so pleased that the Society of Wine Educators awarded me the Certification of CSS, Certified Spirits Specialist. I fell in love with the category after researching The Renaissance of Gin for FWT Magazine. On to Bourbon and Whiskey now!

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Dr. Liz Thach, Ph.D., MW – California’s First Woman Master of Wine

Dr. Liz Thach is a shining example of the achievements of Women in Wine in the last two decades. Liz is a professor at Sonoma State University. She is an author of wine non-fiction business books, children’s fiction, and wine travel mysteries fiction (Pseudonym, Kathleen Tosh). Liz is also a researcher, a wine judge, and mother. She was the first woman in California to become an MW, Master of Wine. I hesitate to ask Liz what she does in her spare time. Chardonnay Chalice: A Lia Jordan Wine Travel Mystery This spring, Liz and I met at the “Women of…

Dr. Liz Thach is a shining example of the achievements of Women in Wine in the last two decades. Liz is a professor at Sonoma State University. She is an author of wine non-fiction business books, children’s fiction, and wine travel mysteries fiction (Pseudonym, Kathleen Tosh). Liz is also a researcher, a wine judge, and mother. She was the first woman in California to become an MW, Master of Wine. I hesitate to ask Liz what she does in her spare time.

Chardonnay Chalice: A Lia Jordan Wine Travel Mystery

This spring, Liz and I met at the “Women of the Vine” Conference in Napa Valley. We discussed her contributions to the wine Industry. She detailed what drove her to seek a Master of Wine certification, as the competition is fierce and there are only 391 MW’s in the world. Quite competitive! She also reviewed her unusual multi-genre list of wine business books and novels.

See entire article: in PRiME Magazine

Liz Thach with wine glass and books

Dr. Liz Thach, Ph.D., MW – California’s First Woman Master of Wine

Dr. Liz Thach is a shining example of the achievements of Women in Wine in the last two decades. Liz is a professor at Sonoma State University. She is an author of wine non-fiction business books, children’s fiction, and wine travel mysteries fiction (Pseudonym, Kathleen Tosh). Liz is also a researcher, a wine judge, and mother. She was the first woman in California to become an MW, Master of Wine. I hesitate to ask Liz what she does in her spare time. Chardonnay Chalice: A Lia Jordan Wine Travel Mystery This spring, Liz and I met at the “Women of…

Dr. Liz Thach is a shining example of the achievements of Women in Wine in the last two decades. Liz is a professor at Sonoma State University. She is an author of wine non-fiction business books, children’s fiction, and wine travel mysteries fiction (Pseudonym, Kathleen Tosh). Liz is also a researcher, a wine judge, and mother. She was the first woman in California to become an MW, Master of Wine. I hesitate to ask Liz what she does in her spare time.

Chardonnay Chalice: A Lia Jordan Wine Travel Mystery

This spring, Liz and I met at the “Women of the Vine” Conference in Napa Valley. We discussed her contributions to the wine Industry. She detailed what drove her to seek a Master of Wine certification, as the competition is fierce and there are only 391 MW’s in the world. Quite competitive! She also reviewed her unusual multi-genre list of wine business books and novels.

See entire article: in PRiME Magazine

Liz Thach with wine glass and books

"La Reserve by Oceania Creates The Perfect Pairing At Sea of Gourmet Foods & Wine Aficionados

JustLuxe.com – a Luxury Travel Magazine just published my article on "La Reserve" by Oceania, and experience we loved on two separate transAtlantic cruises on their ship, Riviera. Each table has a SOMM who explains the food and wine pairing. Check it out!

JustLuxe.com - a Luxury Travel Magazine just published my article on "La Reserve" by Oceania, and experience we loved on two separate transAtlantic cruises on their ship, Riviera. Each table has a SOMM who explains the food and wine pairing.

Check it out!

Somm Explanation on La Reserve

 

"La Reserve by Oceania Creates The Perfect Pairing At Sea of Gourmet Foods & Wine Aficionados

JustLuxe.com – a Luxury Travel Magazine just published my article on "La Reserve" by Oceania, and experience we loved on two separate transAtlantic cruises on their ship, Riviera. Each table has a SOMM who explains the food and wine pairing. Check it out!

JustLuxe.com - a Luxury Travel Magazine just published my article on "La Reserve" by Oceania, and experience we loved on two separate transAtlantic cruises on their ship, Riviera. Each table has a SOMM who explains the food and wine pairing.

Check it out!

Somm Explanation on La Reserve