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Author: Liz Pirnat

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Liz Pirnat

Liz Pirnat is a second-year student with the Institute of Masters of Wine. She believes that wine is a journey that anyone can enjoy. Liz holds the WSET Diploma and is also a WSET Certified Educator. She is a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) from the Society of Wine Educators, has passed the Introductory Sommelier Course from the Court of Master Sommeliers and holds the French Wine Scholar (FSW) certification from the Wine Scholar Guild.

Liz currently teaches wine classes throughout the Cleveland area. Through her past 10 years of experience in Northeast Ohio she has also worked for a retailer and distributor.

Scotch Whisky 101 — Reading the Label

Go to any bar, restaurant, or take stock next time you’re in any retail shop and you’ll notice that the brown spirits section seems to be in constant expansion mode. Knowing how each brown spirit is produced, and where each one comes from is critical for students of wine and spirits looking to ace their exams. 

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