About the Grapewizard

My name is Jason and I’ve been in the wine industry for the last 5 years   It’s been a journey and I think I’ve now reached the limit of my challenges with my current company. So this blog is a continuation of my challenge to myself.  I also use the medium of acrylics to paint wine seascapes and landscapes in abstract form and I completed the Marathon du Medoc recently and have tried my hand at sabrage.

But in everything I do I make the wine world a little smaller and a lot less stuffy.

One step at a time.

WSET Intermediate Certificate in Wines and Spirits – Pass
WSET Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits (Analytical Tasting) – Pass with DistinctionWSET Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits (Theory)- – Pass with Merit

WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits

Vineyard/ Distilleries visits to date:

  • Bear Creek Distillery, Denver USA.Nov 2017
  • Tighe Bros, Denver USA Nov 2017
  • Veuve Clicquot Reims 2016
    Canard Duchene Reims (Sept 2013)
    • Tallisker, Isle of Skye July 2013
    • Champagne Taittinger Reims, France 2012
    • Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Prague 2012 & 13 and 2015
    • Appleton Rum Estate Jamaica 2012
    • Tio Pepe, Jerez Spain 2011
    • Sipsmith, Hammersmith 2011
    • Penderyn Whisky Distillery, Wales 2010
    • Beringer and Krug vineyards St Helena Napa Valley USA 2008
    • Badia a Coltibuono and Capannelle Vineyards, Italy 2008
    • Averill Creek vineyard Vancouver Island Canada 2007
    • Hamilton Russell Vineyards Walker Bay South Africa 2007

Hope this helps explain about me.

If not email me. Thegrapewizard@gmail.com

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