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    Our Recent Top Exam Scorers

    Matthew Landry, FWS

    Matthew Landry, FWS
    I’ve especially enjoyed the FWS program for its inclusion of the historical and cultural elements that surround French wine. Anchoring the myriad details of AOC law within a larger, more interesting context, helps both my personal understanding and my ability to generate curiosity amongst my customers and staff.''
    Matthew Landry, FWS, General Manager/Beverage Director at the Stable House Bistro in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Other certifications: Certified Sommelier (CMS), WSET Level 3

    Congratulations to Matthew Landry, FWS for passing the French Wine Scholar exam with the highest honors at the Art Institute of Vancouver!

    About Matthew:

    Matthew is General Manager/Beverage Director at the Stable House Bistro in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

    ''I’m originally from St Catharines, Ontario and my first serving jobs were in the heart of Niagara wine country, nervously pouring things I couldn’t pronounce and that hopefully came under screw cap. Some years ago, I got the chance to take over a list I had no business running at a now defunct restaurant in Toronto and since then, what started as a curious obligation has evolved into a genuine passion.

    I’ve since gotten my sommelier certification through the CMS, finished the WSET Level 3 Advanced, and am currently enrolled in the Italian Wine Scholar program at the Art Institute of Vancouver. Despite all this, my greatest achievement is getting my mother to stop drinking Two Oceans.

    I’ve especially enjoyed the FWS program for its inclusion of the historical and cultural elements that surround French wine. Anchoring the myriad details of AOC law within a larger, more interesting context, helps both my personal understanding and my ability to generate curiosity amongst my customers and staff.''

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