Wanda Mann

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Location: New York, NY

Wanda Mann has been writing about wine for more than a decade. She has visited major wine regions and interviewed established winemakers, sommeliers, and other industry leaders. Wanda is an in-demand speaker and often leads wine seminars.


Wanda began writing about wine in 2009 when her interest in wine transformed into an obsession after tasting with a winemaker. After that fateful encounter, she started attending more wine tastings and learning as much as she could. Wanda chronicled her wine adventures on her blog and earned her Certified Specialist of Wine credential. The popularity of Wanda's blog led to writing assignments with major publications and opportunities to visit wineries around the world. From the vineyard to the cellar, from blending to the bottling line. Wanda has explored every aspect of the winemaking process. Her interviews of renowned winemakers have provided Wanda with a deep understanding and appreciation for wine.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Pomona College, emphasis on cultural anthropology.
  • Certified Specialist of Wine from Society of Wine Educators
  • Studied abroad in Spain for two years.

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