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    Our Recent Top Exam Scorers

    Gonzalo Adolfo Ríos, IWS

    Gonzalo Adolfo Ríos, IWS
    The Italian Wine Scholar program can only strengthen my standing as a wine enthusiast and aspiring sommelier particularly when my travels take me back to Europe.
    Gonzalo Adolfo Ríos, IWS, Wine Enthusiast in San Francisco
    Other certifications: French Wine Scholar

    Congratulations to Gonzalo Adolfo Ríos, IWS for passing the Italian Wine Scholar exam with highest honors with San Francisco Wine School!

    About Gonzalo:

    ''I love old world culture in general and old world wine in particular, and Italian wine has always been one of my favorites.  Every week after an Italian Wine Scholar class, I would visit the local wine shops in Berkeley to explore the region we had just covered and to take a few bottles home for research.  This study has benefited me in the restaurant environment where I have been a fine dining server for a few years now.  I aspire to one day work in a café or wine shop in Europe.

    Prior to taking the Italian Wine Scholar, I passed the French Wine Scholar wine certification program.  I plan to pursue the Spanish Wine Scholar and the California Appellation Wine Specialist programs in the near future.

    The Italian Wine Scholar program can only strengthen my standing as a wine enthusiast and aspiring sommelier particularly when my travels take me back to Europe.''

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