Abruzzo: Discovering a Magical Range of Wines

With Susannah Gold
Thursday Feb 18 2021


In this WSG Live we will explore Abruzzo's varied terroir and indigenous grape varieties and see how much this beautiful region has to offer. We will discuss the DOC/DOCG appellations as well as the principal grape varieties. Abruzzo has remarkable white, red and rose wines and a long history to boot. We will also look at the styles and aging vessels winemakers are using to express the nuances of their locations.

Presenter: Susannah Gold

Susannah teaches Italian wine classes for the Italian Trade Commission, presents seminars and webinars for individual wine producers and wine regions at various schools and events and through her company Vigneto Communications promotes wine and food products in the U. S. with her team. She does media, trade relations and often helps to find importers and distribution.

She holds various wine certificates from schools around the world including an Italian sommelier certificate from the Associazione Italiana dei Sommeliers (AIS). the Diploma in Wines & Spirits (DipWSET) from the WSET, the qualification as an Italian Wine Ambassador from the Vinitaly International Academy, the CSW and CSS from the Society of Wine Educators, the Italian Wine Scholar and French Wine Scholar certificate from the Wine Scholar Guild.  A certification from the Spanish Wine Academy.

She teaches wine classes and has written for Civilta del Bere, Palate Press, The Financial Times, Gourmet Retailer, Food, Food & Beverage Business, Snooth. com, the Organic Wine Journal, the Sommelier Journal, F&B Magazine and GDO Week. She pens a wine blog called Avvinare. com. Fluent in English, Italian, and French, she also speaks advanced Spanish and elementary Portuguese. She works with clients in all four languages. Susannah is a proud member of Les Dames dEscoffiers New York Chapter and co-Chair of their annual event focused on the Beverage Industry entitled, The Next Big Sip.

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