Credentials and Your Career

Seminar Description

This session will cover the various wine oriented credentials that exist in the marketplace today. We will review the society of wine educators certifications, WSET, the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Institute of Masters of wine. We will also examine the curriculum for the Sonoma State wine business degree and executive wine oriented MBA program. Finally, we will have input from an executive recruiter and a human resources executive from a major winery. Attendees of the session should gain at greater insight on what's involved in achieving the various credentials and where the benefit lies in advancing their career.

Presenter & Panelists

Geralyn Brostrom, CWE
Geoff Labitzke, MW

Event Info:

  • Thursday, November 16
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
  • Trade Only