Episode 749 Cynthia Chaplin interviews Rob Miller in this new installment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast.
About today’s guest:
With over twenty-five years experience in the beverage industry, Robert is recognised as one of the true leaders and top Sommeliers in the country. Starting in the wine industry as a Product Consultant at the LCBO, Robert was able to taste a wide range and depth of products and quickly hone his palate. From here he went on to attain his Certified Sommelier Diploma with both the International Sommelier Guild (ISG). Miller also holds Sommelier accreditation with the Court of Master Sommeliers (CMS) in the US. Robert has completed the prestigious Diploma with The Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) in the UK, the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) program with the American- based Society of Wine Educators, the Vinitaly Italian Wine Ambassador (VIA) as well as a Certificate in Oenology & Viticulture from the University of Guelph. He currently works day to day with wine importer & distributor The Vine Agency and has started his own agency (The Road Wine Imports) which focuses on eco-conscious producers as well as supporting and encouraging diversity, equity and inclusion in the wine industry. You can still find Robert on the floor from time to time at the top restaurants in Canada including Langdon Hall (Cambridge.)
If you want to learn more about today’s guest, you can by visiting:
Facebook: The Road Wine Imports
Linkedin: Rob Miller
About today’s Host:
Cynthia Chaplin is a Vinitaly International Academy certified Italian Wine Ambassador, a professional sommelier with Fondazione Italiana Sommelier, a member of Le Donne del Vino, and a Professor of Italian wine and culture. Born in the USA, Cynthia moved to Europe in 1990 where she has lived in Spain, Belgium, England and Italy. She chose to center her career in Rome and immerse herself in the Italian wine sector, which is her passion. She has taught university students and expats, works with embassies, corporations and private clients, creating and presenting tastings, events, seminars and in-depth courses. Cynthia is a wine writer, translator, and a judge at international wine and sake competitions. She consults with restaurants and enotecas assisting in the development of comprehensive wine lists and excellent food pairings, as well as advising private clients who want to develop a comprehensive Italian wine collection. She lives with her British photographer husband on the shore of Lake Bracciano, north of Rome, where they share their beautiful garden with one massive grapevine, two border collies and an arrogant diva cat.
If you want to learn more about today’s host, you can by visiting:
Facebook: Italian Wines in English
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