FIND YOUR PALATE
WINE EDUCATION / TASTINGS / CONSULTING & PR
READY TO LEARN ALL THINGS WINE?
Melanie Webber is a certified wine educator, sommelier, writer and communications expert who helps wine industry professionals achieve their wine certifications and wine lovers deepen their appreciation and understanding of wine. At the core of everything Melanie does is her passion to make it fun to learn how to taste, assess and enjoy wine.
Melanie’s most important wine credential is a love of wine—and everything and everyone that glass of grape juice represents. She has a deep desire to share the joy of wine discovery with a ‘no-snobs-allowed’ approach that her students, tasters, and wine labels appreciate. She also holds the globally-recognized Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, as well as the French Wine Scholar certification from the French Wine Society. Whether you're just getting started with wine or work in the industry, Melanie is your go-to for expanding your wine knowledge.
The curriculum for WSET’s world class certifications is top notch and rigorous, but Melanie makes the learning accessible, fun and engaging, all while ensuring a depth of understanding. Melanie’s classes are essential learning for anyone who is serious about expanding their wine education as well as for those who love wine, but also want to keep it real.
Melanie Webber's patience, encouragement, humor and dedication combined with her passion and enthusiasm for wine education set her apart as a teacher of the highest caliber. I am immensely grateful to have had the fortune to be one of her students.
Founder & Owner, LXV Wine
RN ESTATE Vineyard & Winery
WSET WINE CERTIFICATION CLASSES
WSET LEVEL 1
A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine it is perfect for tasting room and restaurant service professionals.
Coming to Paso July 26, 2022.
Register by July 10th.
WSET LEVEL 3
For individuals seeking to delve deeply into the world of wines. Provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making.
Exam Resit Coming to Paso June 20, 2022.
Register by May 30th.
WSET LEVEL 2
For individuals seeking a core understanding of a wide range of wines, this qualification explores the major grape varieties of the world and the regions in which they are grown.
Coming to Paso July 11, 2022.
Register by June 26th.
I am happy to come into your establishment to train your staff for a one-day educational event including wine basics, wine service, and food and wine pairing. I can also offer an onsite one day WSET certification class for your staff
(12 person minimum).
WINE TASTING FUN!
On a mission to help you find your wine palate, and make it your own, Melanie makes it fun to learn how to taste, assess and enjoy wine with tasting programs customized for your team, club, group, or event. Whether a social evening for your club, a pre-wedding party, or a team-building event for your corporate offsite, Melanie is dedicated to taking the mystery out of wine tasting and putting the mystique back in.
WINE CONSULTING & PR
With 25 years as a PR executive and owner of mWEBB Communications (including handling PR for the world renowned Garagiste Wine Festival since 2011), Melanie can provide you with strategic advice on how to leverage public relations to make your wine label stand out on the shelf or your wine event be all everyone is talking about.