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The Certified Wino

Wine. Hospitality. Food.

In an industry filled with so many passionate, talented professionals, it is a shame that we don't celebrate their stories more often. For me, their journey is far more interesting than the places they end up. Join me as I showcase an array of inspiring hospitality professionals, and wine nerds (my people) & share education on all things wine via my personal brand: "The Certified Wino"


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Glitter in the Air: An Ode to 2023

You feel that static in the air? The sensation of beginning fresh that comes with a new year and the boundless opportunities waiting to...

Are you gonna Rosé my way?

For whatever the reason may be, society loves to hate things. It’s truly a horrible quality. No need to act holier than thou behind the...

The Controversy of NA Wines

Let's get into the controversial topic of Non-Alcoholic beverages. I know, cue the groans and gasps of disbelief. The topic of this...

Wake Up & Smell the Roses!

You know that awkward moment when you're at a wine tasting & suddenly you start to reminisce about that bouquet of roses you let die last...


Branding has become such a huge thing in 2021------from social media influencers endorsing a brand to a philanthropist throwing their...

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Successfully pairing wine & food together is not just a super power that some people possess, rather, some of us just know how to access...

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