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#Yoursomms : Meet Karen MacNeil : Episode#14



YourSomms, a series showing the lives of the sommeliers and their workplaces.

***Karen MacNeil***

President of Karen MacNeil & Company, Author of The Wine Bible Karen MacNeil is the only American to have won most major wine awards in the English language. She is the author of The Wine Bible, the bestselling book on wine in the U.S. In 2018, Karen was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the Wine Industry. Karen gives presentations, keynote addresses and seminars on wine to audiences around the world, including to major corporations. She is the president of Karen MacNeil & Company, a small firm based in the Napa Valley.

***About Sommelier Business***

SommelierBusiness is a new subscription-based, online-only offering designed with the world’s top sommeliers in mind. will offer premium content specifically customized to the needs of the world’s top sommeliers and other restaurant industry professionals. The premium content on will include insider tips, expert knowledge and unique insights that simply cannot be found anywhere else. Feature articles, for example, will provide insights and advice that sommeliers can use to grow both the top and bottom lines of their establishments, wherever they are located in the world. In addition, a regular series of “how-to” articles will provide practical guidance and insider knowledge on how sommeliers can advance in their everyday role. To Know More, Visit:

***About Sommeliers Choice Awards***

The goal of the new Sommeliers Choice Awards is simple: to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list. The judging panel of the Sommeliers Choice Awards will consist entirely of top sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers and wine directors at U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs. In order to be selected as a judge, sommeliers need to provide evidence of their expertise within the on-premise industry. In some cases, these sommeliers may also be wine consultants for on-premise establishments. They may also have a buying role in addition to working on the restaurant floor. To Know More, Visit: Entries are now open.

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***About Beverage Trade Network***

Beverage Trade Network is one of the world's leading networks for beverage, wine, spirits and beer importers, distributors, producers and related companies. Our database and directory listing of the world's leading beer, wine, spirit and non-alcoholic drink producers provides our importers and distributors an advantage to source and innovate their portfolios.

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