WINE WORK & PASSION EPISODE 21 – Napa Valley Wine Academy – Catherine Bugue

Catherine Bugue pic 1 My guest today is Catherine Bugue, co-founder and VP of Education at Napa Valley Wine Academy. Her unlikely entrance into the wine industry will surprise and delight you and you’ll find her enthusiasm for wine education inspiring. 

 

Along the way Catherine will tell you all about the entertaining and engaging programs we now offer, beyond WSET and wine certifications.  In this episode you will find there is something for everyone. 

Be sure and stay tuned until the end when Catherine will share her best advice to help you quench your thirst for knowledge about wine.

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Karen Wetzel

Karen Wetzel

Karen Wetzel is a highly regarded, experienced Wine & Spirits Industry professional and a well-credentialed Wine & Spirits Educator. With over 30 years in the industry, she has experience in most every aspect of the distribution and supply chain and her expertise can help you jump start or advance your career. Starting as a sales rep, Karen has held key positions within the distribution and supplier network including Category Manager, National Accounts Manager, Director of Sales and Director of Wine Education. She has helped countless others advance their careers through mentorships and best-in-class sales training courses. She has also developed wine & spirits education programs for employees, distributors and restaurant/retail trade partners with the goal of helping them thrive in our industry. Karen is a WSET Certified Educator, has her WSET Level 3 in Wine & Spirits and WSET Level 2 in Spirits and holds expert certifications for Napa Valley, Rioja and American wines from the Napa Valley Wine Academy. Today, Karen teaches at the Napa Valley Wine Academy. She also develops career development content and coaches Wine & Spirits Industry Professionals.
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