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An Radical Way to Work in Wine

partnership series / by Jennifer Curry  “We are harvesting Grenache and Viognier again this Monday!” exclaims Sharon Kazan Harris of RARECAT Wines, a boutique fine wine producer making wines in Napa, Champagne, and Bordeaux. For many wine professionals and enthusiasts, harvest work is the perfect combination of physical labor, mental stimulation, and therapeutic tangible work; …

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10 Tips For Finding Your Sweet Spot in the Wine Industry

by Geralyn Brostrom, co-founder, ItalianWineCentral.com It isn’t always the first question I get asked when I meet someone new, but it usually makes its way into the dialogue at some point. “So how did you get into the wine business?” The answer is really simple—despite completing my MBA in record time and landing what seemed …

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5 Wine Careers to Consider with a Wine Certification

A Napa Valley Wine Academy education–whether you are pursuing a CSW or WSET credential–will help you compete for jobs** in the following five areas: Wine Educator Napa and Sonoma Counties alone are home to approximately 800 wineries. Many of these wineries have visitor centers, where guests can tour, taste and purchase. Wine educators who can …

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Jancis Robinson

Alder Yarrow Interviews Jancis Robinson

After having met Alder Yarrow at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, knowing he contributes to JancisRobinson.com, I asked if he would interview Jancis about wine education–how it, particularly the WSET, played a part in her career and what advice she would give to new students of wine. His Q&A with her is below, and …

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Second Glass Citizen – Born Again

Yeah, it’s a pretty good gig. I take pause to reinsert that notion into my brain when wine becomes “work.” And there are many times when the stress of said “work” blots out any palpable enjoyment or job satisfaction. One can easily fall into a trap: grinding away at the gears of the machine that …

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RareCat Ambassador

Become a RARECAT Ambassador

After researching several wine certification programs and schools, Jennifer Curry chose to further her education with the Napa Valley Wine Academy because she said was impressed by our instructors’ credentials and of the “array of certifications and programs available. She also “loved that the Academy was in the heart of Napa Valley!” Curry says that …

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