About

Wine Industry Experience:

Master of Wine CandidateInstitute of Masters of Wine (MW)

Key Account SalesVintage West Wine Marketing Inc., premium wine importer in western Canada.

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) InstructorFine Vintage Ltd.

Contributing Wine EditorAt The Table, BC’s quarterly magazine of fine food, wine and spirits

Co-founderVinoCamp – Canada’s first wine and technology conference

Harvest AssistantLe Vieux Pin, Okanagan BC

Wine, food and travel photography credits

Wine Regions Travelled:
Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace, Rhone Valley, Jura, Piedmont, Tuscany, Mosel, Rheingau, Napa, Sonoma, Willamette, Niagara, Okanagan

 

Prior to Wine:

Internet marketing strategist – Clients included tech start-ups, corporations such as Nike Inc., government agencies, high-tech sector businesses, non-profit organizations. (Named 7th overall in “Web’s 20 Most-Visible Individuals in Vancouver” by Now Public index in partnership with The Vancouver Sun.)
Achievements

Graphic and web designer – @ zu.com

Radio and television: on-air and production associate – CBC Sports, Hockey Night In Canada, Torino Olympics and Montreal sports radio

 

Education:

  • Candidate, Institute of Masters of Wine (MW)
  • Diploma, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET)
  • BA, RTA School of Media, Ryerson University, Toronto
  • Graphic and Web Design, Concordia University, Montreal
  • Classical Theatre, Oxford University, Oxford