Welcome to Episode 1436, in which Cynthia Chaplin interviews Arnica Rowan in this installment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast.
Arnica is a wine consultant, writer, educator based in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Formerly as an academic specializing in sustainable business, Arnica presented her research from Pittsburg to Marrakesh. She won Alberta’s Innovation in Teaching award for college professors and an Emerald Award for environmental excellence. Now as a partner in Terroir Consulting, Arnica supports wine businesses with private research and development, and wine professionals with education and training. With passions for honest wine and romantic stories, Arnica also writes off-the-beaten-path articles highlighting social and environmental issues for JancisRobinson.com. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) and a Masters in Environmental Education and Communication. Ever a student herself, Arnica is currently enrolled in the WSET Diploma program. Arnica is a founding director of Vinica Education Society, a non-profit dedicated to diversifying the wine industry through education, and co-founder of the Tasting Games, the BC wine industry’s tasting competition.
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