Viti 101: An Introduction to Viticulture
Wine is a product of grapes, but it is just as much a product of the environment in which those grapes are grown. In this webinar, we will explore the important factors that ultimately influence what ends up in your glass, inclusive of climate, soil, vine propagation, planting decisions, farming practices and harvest considerations.
PLEASE NOTE: While this webinar is open to all Society members in good standing, it is especially geared for novice enthusiasts and newcomers to the wine industry and is highly recommended for Study Immersion Trip Participants.
About Tracy Ellen Kamens, Ed.D., DWS, CWE
Tracy Ellen Kamens is a wine educator, writer and consultant who currently serves at Membership Director for the Wine Scholar Guild. In addition to her role as an ambassador for the Napa Valley Vintners and the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois, she is on the Curation Team for Wine Ring.
Tracy has taught at the International Wine Center, New York University, Cornell University and Baruch College and has also worked with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Consorzio Chianti Classico, Balzac Communications, Consorzio Prosecco Superiore and Sopexa. Dr. Kamens previously spent time at Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits in their public relations department.
Tracy earned her doctorate in higher education and also holds the WSET Diploma of Wine & Spirits and the Society of Wine Educators’ Certified Wine Educator certification.
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