This attitude-free column will offer practical, down to earth and entertaining information on the world of wine and spirits.
Love the Grape? Then Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica is your place. Find out how One Pico, their signature restaurant, can help you to embrace your inner oenophile. Published 2:41 p.m. August 3, 2011 - Comments
Wine columnist Laurie Forster caught up with Angelo Sosa at this year’s Aspen Food & Wine Classic for an in-depth two part interview where he discussed his passion for cooking, thoughts on his Top Chef experience and his collaboration with Bombay Sapphire. Published 2:46 p.m. July 20, 2011 - Comments
If you think sake is rice wine that’s served warm then you need to read this piece from our wine columnist, Laurie Forster. Quality sake from Japan can rival the extraordinary experience of a top notch wine. Published 4:13 p.m. June 10, 2011 - Comments
If you have not yet discovered the joy of a chilled glass of dry Rose, then this artricle is for you! Laurie Forster explains why wine lovers should rethink pink. Published 9:10 a.m. May 17, 2011 - Comments
Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach® is a wine educator, dynamic speaker and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie was not born with a silver corkscrew in her mouth. In fact, growing up ...Read More
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Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach® is a wine educator, dynamic speaker and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie was not born with a silver corkscrew in her mouth. In fact, growing up Laurie thought wine was pink and came in a box. After several stressful business dinners trying to order off wine lists the size of a phone book, she began educating herself on wine. In 2001 she left the business world to professionally study wine and save others from these awkward moments. Laurie began her wine career in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to earn her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. She has since earned an Advanced Certificate with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), completed her first step towards certification with the Court of Master Sommeliers and has trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Laurie’s specialty is creating unique corporate keynotes, team building events and group tasting seminars where she can deliver on her mission to demystify wine one glass at a time. She is also a regular contributor to several magazines; a sought after guest expert on TV and radio stations across the country, including Martha Stewart Radio. For more visit: www.TheWineCoachSecrets.com