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.

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Liz Thach with wine glass and books