Ep. 1945 Wanda Mann | Voices With Cynthia Chaplin

Welcome to Episode 1945, in which Cynthia Chaplin interviews Wanda Mann in this installment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast. Wanda's fascinating journey in wine led her to become the East Coast Editor of The SOMM Journal in the USA and the founder of the very popular Wine With Wanda.

More about today’s guest: 

Wanda Mann has been writing about wine for fifteen years. She is the East Coast Editor for The SOMM Journal and Tasting Panel magazines. Wanda's writing has also been published in Food & Wine, NAPA Magazine, VinePair, Saveur, and other publications. She has visited major wine regions and interviewed top winemakers, many of whom have joined Wanda for lively chats and virtual tastings on Instagram Live. Wanda's love of wine was kickstarted by her professional chef father and the two years she spent studying in Spain. An in-demand speaker and wine presenter, Wanda has been featured at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the Women in Wine Leadership Symposium, the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, and the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival. Wanda is the immediate past president of Les Dames d'Escoffier New York, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to women pursuing careers in food, wine & spirits, and hospitality. She also serves on the board of the Society of Wine Educators. 


Website: wandamann.com  

Instagram: @winedinewanda 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wanda-mann-4098023/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/winewithwanda 

Twitter: @winewithwanda 

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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