Having traveled to all 20 (21) regions of Italy, once Julie sets her mind to something, nothing will stop her. Having achieved distinction in all Italian wine programs available, she often judges Italian wine at special events worldwide. Achievements include:
Italian Wine Ambassador (IWA) - Vinitaly International Academy
Considered the GOLD STANDARD of Italian wine education with a 29% pass rate.
Italian Wine Scholar (IWS) -Wine Scholar Guild with a specialization in Italian wine.
Italian Wine Professional (IWP)-Italian Wine Central
Specialization in Italian wine for the service and retail industries
Olive Oil Expert/Sommelier - Tuscany Olive Oil School
Certified as a specialist with Italian olive oils and additionally as an olive oil sommelier.
Official Ambassador of Orvieto Wines - Consorzio Tutela Vini di Orvieto
When it comes to Italian wine, are you looking to learn about something specific? We offer completely tailored tasting experiences for an additional fee. All events must be booked 60 days in advance and are based on availability. Inquire for more details. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking for all in-person events. Cancellations made 10 days or more in advance of the event date, can transfer the deposit toward a future event. Cancellations made within 9 days of the event will forfeit the deposit. *All Zoom events must be paid in full upfront, once wine is shipped there will be no refunds.
Bespoke Wine Education with The Italian Cellar.
Dreaming of a trip to Italy? Learn to love Italy just as we do and go on a taste-driven tour from the comfort of home. Choose one of our curated experiences below or reach out to completely customize your experience.