Join us for a WSG Live on wines from Oltrepò Pavese, Lombardy’s largest viticultural area. The region sits on the border of three regions and is a center of excellence for Pinot Noir in Italy, for Sparkling wines, and indigenous varieties of note such as Croatina and Barbara. From sparkling to sweet, Oltrepò Pavese will surprise you!
Susannah teaches Italian wine classes for the Italian Trade Commission and presents seminars and webinars for individual wine producers and wine regions at various schools, trade fairs, and consumer events. Through her company Vigneto Communications, she and her team promote wine and food products in the U.S. She does media, trade relations and often helps to find importers and distribution.
She holds various wine certificates from schools around the world including an Italian sommelier certificate from the Associazione Italiana dei Sommeliers (AIS), the Diploma in Wines & Spirits (DipWSET), the qualification as an Italian Wine Ambassador from the Vinitaly International Academy, the CSW and CSS from the Society of Wine Educators, the French, Spanish, and Italian Wine Scholar certificates from the Wine Scholar Guild and a certification from the Spanish Wine Academy and Lustau as a Sherry Specialist.
She has written for The Financial Times, Santé, Palate Press, Gourmet Retailer, Food, Food & Beverage Business, Snooth.com, the Organic Wine Journal, the Sommelier Journal, F&B Magazine, GDO Week. She pens a wine blog called Avvinare.com and has done two Podcast series, one on sustainability and one on wine books.
Fluent in English, Italian, and French, she also speaks Spanish and is learning Portuguese. She works with clients in all four languages. Susannah is a proud member of Les Dames d’Escoffier’s New York Chapter, co-Chair of their annual event entitled, “The Next Big Sip,” and current Treasurer of the Chapter.
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