Another One Bites the Dust

I am extremely happy to report that I received results from the Unit 1 Coursework Assignment and I passed! Not only did I pass, but everyone in my class passed, which is unprecedented! The Coursework Assignment is a research paper that is half of the Unit 1 (The...

I’m Back!

It goes without saying that there is not enough wine in my life! Being a wine blogger and a somm student, people think that I swim in wine, and that is not the case.  As you may have noticed, I took an unplanned sabbatical from my SOMMspirations duties.  Life called,...

Slow Wine Tasting Event

On January 27 I had the privilege of obtaining a press pass to the Slow Wine Magazine 2016 Tasting at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. This was a marathon tasting of over 58 Italian producers and just over 150 wines. Below is a snippet pulled from the “About” section...
I Passed!

I Passed!

Great news to report!  I received word that I passed the two exams that I took in November.  What a relief!  I’ve been on pins and needles as our class had to wait 9 long weeks to get these results. The first exam was Unit 5 Sparkling Wines. This exam consisted...
It’s Not You…It’s Me

It’s Not You…It’s Me

  Hello readers!  As some of you may have noticed, my blogging has slowed down significantly over the last month or so.  I am coming up against one of the most challenging pieces of the Level 4 process.  On November 4, I have not one, but two exams that day.  The...