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The Color of Wine Presents: Sarah Pierre of 3 Parks Wine Shop

In this our first episode of our fourth season we had the pleasure of speaking with Sarah Pierre of 3 Parks Wine Shop! In our conversation we talked about: Rosé Growlers Confidence and Standing Tall US Wine Culture Rosé Wine Club So much more! Sarah’s Bio Sarah Pierre is the Owner/Managing Partner of 3 Parks [...]

The Color of Wine Presents: Alisha Calvert

In this our eighth and final episode of our third season we had the pleasure of speaking with Alisha Calvert! In our conversation we talked about: Rosé Rosé Rosé Somm Slam Wince Certification Exams Blind Tasting So much more! Alisha’s Bio  Alisha Blackwell-Calvert, a St. Louis native, began working in restaurants in 2004 after studying [...]

The Color of Wine Presents: Dalia Ceja of Ceja Vineyards

In this Seventh episode of our third season we had the pleasure of speaking with Dalia Ceja of Ceja Vineyards! In our conversation we talked about: Mole and Cabernet Sauvignon La Tapatia The Ceja Family Legacy Bubbles! So much more! Dalia’s Bio Dalia Ceja has been surrounded by wine, food and travel her entire life. [...]

The Color of Wine presents: Paul Charles of Charles Wine Company

In this fifth episode of our third season we had the pleasure of speaking with Paul Charles of Charles Wine Company! In our conversation we talked about: Being one of 16 children! Wine Kits Jungle Juice Lodi, CA So much more! Paul’s Bio: The Los Angeles-based Charles Wine Company was founded by Paul Charles, De’Ondre [...]

The Color of Wine Presents: Sherrijon Gaspard of Vina Sympatica

In this fifth episode of our third season we had the pleasure of speaking with Sherrijon Gaspard! Sherrijon is owner of Vina Sympatica. In our conversation we talked about: Bubbles, Bubbles and more Bubbles Wanting more hours in the day The Vina Life Natural vs Artificial Flavors So much more! Sherrijon Gaspard’s Bio Ms. Gaspard [...]

The Color of Wine presents: Chef Rhonda Russell

In this fourth episode of our third season we had the pleasure of speaking with Chef Rhonda Russell! Chef Rhonda is the only African American woman to hold the title of Executive Chef of Wine Arts, in the US. In our conversation we talked about: How growing up in Lake Charles, Louisiana has influenced her [...]

The Color of Wine Presents: April Richmond of Sip and Swirl Events

Show Notes In this episode we had the pleasure of speaking with April Richmond of Sip and Swirl Events.  In this episode we speak to April about: The Non-Traditional route of her Sommelier Journey How being a Flight Attendant helped her with the Service part of the Sommelier Exam What is the Glamp-Out? The Soul [...]

The Color of Wine Presents: Dorothy J. Gaiter Part 2!

In Part 2 of our second episode of Season 3 we continue talking to Dottie about wine, wine and more wine!! Dorothy’s Bio Dorothy J. Gaiter conceived and wrote The Wall Street Journal’s wine column, “Tastings,” from 1998 to 2010 with her husband, John Brecher. She has been tasting and studying wine since 1973. She [...]

The Color of Wine Presents Dorothy J. Gaiter

Show Notes: In this second episode of our third season we had the honor of speaking with Dorothy Gaiter! Dorothy and her husband John have been studying and tasting wine for 45 years!!! In our conversation we talked about: Writing about Race and Race Relations throughout her career in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s How [...]

The Color of Wine

Shayla Varnado is the woman behind the glass. After thoroughly enjoying her twenties, Shayla decided that there had to be more to experience, more to enjoy, and more to share for women who desire luxury in every day living. Whether it's having a glass of wine with girlfriends, relaxing after work, or simply toasting to success there [...]