Welcome to Episode 1712, in which Cynthia Chaplin interviews Tahiirah Habibi in this installment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast.
More about today’s guest
Tahiirah Habibi is a multi-faceted entrepreneur with a mission to inspire others to grow from striving to thriving while being unapologetically who they are. This has led to speaking, writing, and launching initiatives related to the wine industry, diversity & inclusion, mindset, entrepreneurship, parenting, and the arts. As an award winning, internationally celebrated sommelier, Tahiirah earned placement in some of the world’s most prestigious wine magazines, along with other publications such as Vogue and Ebony, a brand ambassador for luxury brands, and earned multiple recognitions. In addition, she is the Founder of the global organization – The Hue Society and the annual Wine + Culture Festival.
About today’s Host:
Cynthia Chaplin is a VIA certified Italian Wine Ambassador, a professional sommelier with FIS and the WSA, a member of Le Donne del Vino, and a Professor of Italian wine and culture. Born in the USA, she’s lived in Europe since 1990. Italian wine, in particular rosé, is her passion. She works with embassies, corporations and private clients, creating and presenting tastings, events, seminars and in-depth courses. Cynthia is a wine writer, a judge at international wine and sake competitions, she consults with restaurants and enotecas developing comprehensive wine lists and food pairings, and she advises clients who want to curate an Italian wine collection. She currently works for Vinitaly International in Verona as a Project Manager, Educator, and the host of VOICES Series on The Italian Wine Podcast, focusing on diversity and inclusion in the global wine industry.
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