J Ross Wine provides exceptional, entertaining, and interactive wine classes, seminars, and trade events. J Ross Wine Educators are EXPERTS with extensive educational training in wine and spirits. In addition, they are seasoned presentation and public speaking professionals.
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Jo-Ann Ross is a lifelong wine enthusiast with considerable formal wine education. As a leading US based expert, Jo-Ann is frequently invited by the French Government to come and learn about their wines and related cultures. As an enthusiastic traveller to worldwide wine growing regions, she always brings this firsthand appreciation of the wines to her multi-sensory presentations. Jo-Ann's classes are more educational and engaging than a typical wine tasting or lecture. Her passion for wine and teaching is evident in her professional, enthusiastic style that ensures that everyone leaves her wine events with valuable information and fond memories of the experience. An active member of the National Speakers Association, Jo-Ann has over 30 years of professional speaking training and has delighted corporate and private audiences in numerous venues.
Jo-Ann's keynote wine presentations add an excellent, entertaining sparkle to any association dinner. Please contact us to discuss your specific event needs.
• Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) - Diploma of Wine and Spirits
• French Wine Scholar™ (FWS) New England’s First Licensed Instructor
• Certified Specialist of Wine (Society of Wine Educators)
• Certified Specialist of Spirits (Society of Wine Educators)
• French Wine Society - Master Level Languedoc-Roussillon Instructor
• French Wine Society - Master Level Bordeaux Instructor
• French Wine Society - Master Level Rhone Wine Instructor
• French Wine Society - Master Level Provence Wine Instructor
• French Wine Society - Master Level Alsace Wine Instructor
• Completion of Napa Wine Education Academy, “Napa Rocks”
• Official Burgundy Wines Educator issued by BIVB
• North American Sommelier Association, Certified Italian Wine Specialist, Boston Chapter Delegate