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Chatting with Peter Chouinard, Howard Leyda, & Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan on the Velv Wine Oxygenator
Posted March 22nd, 2017 by VinVillage
Segment-1:Young Wine? No Time? Then, you need to check-out the amazing "Velv Wine Oxygenator"... Come learn more about it as we interview someone that is the head of "Velv WIne", a very "techology-forward" wine accessories company that is definitely changing the way that wine lovers and enthusiasts will drink and view wine...forever! - Peter Chouinard
01: Peter Chouinard is the CEO for Devine Products (dba Velv Wine). Prior, he was President & Operating Partner for Bluxome Street Winery, where he's still a partner, and he also had a successful stint as President & Board Member of Wente Family Estates. But, almost equally important is his passion for wine, and the industry. Peter holds a WSET Advanced Certificate in Wines & Spirits and he's also a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS), both awarded by the Society of Wine Educators.
Segment-2:Tasting Is Believing!... We're continuing our conversation on the Velv Wine Oxygenator with their Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing to learn about "Why Velv" as they launch the product - Howard Leyda
02: Howard Leyda has worked in consumer technology industries for more than 30 years where's he's exhibited his proven record as an innovative, top-performing, strategic thinker. Currently, he is the SR VP of S&M for Devine Products (dba Velv Wine). Prior to joining Devine, he led the introduction of the Coravin Wine Access System which forever changed the wine world....and with the Velv Wine Oxygenator, he plans to change it once again.
Segment-3:Wine & Film - Master of Wine, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, shares her tale of how she became fasinated by the Velv Wine Oxygenator - Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
03: Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan is fast rising as one of media’s best featured “go to” experts on wine and spirits. She holds the world’s top wine title (MW), has trained thousands in the industry and judges in international wine and spirits competitions. She is only the 4th woman, and among only 30 people in the US, to ever attain the international title of Master of Wine (MW), the highest wine title to achieve in the world. She was also honored with an international tasting trophy for her palate 2008 and holds an additional 5 leading wine and spirits certifications....so, in the simplest terms...she REALLY knows wine!
Segment-4:Wineries - Situated on the southeastern edge of the Santa Maria Valley, the northernmost AVA in Santa Barbara County, the vineyard originally consisted of 220 acres of Chardonnay and 55 acres of Pinot Noir - Laura Booras
04: Master of Wine, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, is the author of "The 1-Minute Wine Master: Discover 10 Wines You’ll Like in 60 Seconds or Less", and also co-author of "Pairing with the Masters: A Definitive Guide to Food & Wine." She is also the author and host of 5 DVD series on wine and spirits. and now, she has recently released "Rosé Wine: The Guide to Drinking Pink".
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