In this eighth episode of our fourth season we had the pleasure of speaking with Larissa Dubose of The Lotus and The Vines! In our conversation we talked about:

  • Pound The Pinot (#PTP) and The No Dump Crew (#NDC)
  • Wine Is My Passport™
  • Unlocking the Nose
  • Members Mark Champagne from Sam’s Club
  • Wine Clue Wednesday
  • So much more!

Larissa’s Bio:

Larissa C Dubose, CSW is a market-savvy Sales Manager with more than eight years of experience in the Wine & Spirits Industry. Larissa has held several roles; from On-Premise Sales Representative, Patrón Portfolio Manager with Maryland-based wine & spirits distributor Reliable Churchill, to managing the wine distribution and sales as the Southeast Regional Manager of Napa Valley-based winery, The Hess Collection. Larissa is currently the Georgia On-Premise Manager for JUSTIN & Landmark Wineries, where she manages the sales and distribution goals for the state.

With a mission of “Redefining the Culture: Bridging the Gap between the Wine Novice and the Wine Connoisseur,” The Lotus & The Vines creates a seat at the worldwide wine table for “New Age” wine drinkers, beginners, and intermediates. As your Wine Best Friends, TLTV shows that wine is more than a glass with your entree, but can unlock power moves and take you around the world in just minutes.

Larissa’s Awards & Certifications:

  • Completed the Introductory Sommelier Course through the Court of Master Sommeliers
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 2 with Distinction
  • Certified Specialist of Wine Certification, Society of Wine Educators

The Last Five Sips:

  1. If money were no object, what bottle of wine would you splurge on and why? Vintage Champagne
  2. Who would you love to share a bottle with, living or deceased? Mom
  3. What are some of the things you do or read to keep up to speed on what is happening in the wine industry? winebusiness.com
  4. What advice would you give you your 22 year old self? Get in the wine industry earlier
  5. When you finish your day and sit down with your favorite glass of wine, what is on your music playlist? Robert Glasper, Alina Baraz, Mint Condition, 90’s R&B

How you can connect with Sarah on Social Media:

Website: www.thelotusandthevines.com

Facebook: @thelotusandthevines

Instagram: @lotusvinewine

Resource Links:

http://www.nicolas-feuillatte.com/world/en/

https://www.samsclub.com/sams/member-s-mark-cm-champagne-750ml/prod21392611.ip?xid=plp_product_1_13

http://replicawine.com/

https://www.winebusiness.com/

http://www.robertglasper.com/

http://www.alinabaraz.com/

http://mintconditionmusic.com/

https://www.wsetglobal.com/

http://www.courtofmastersommeliers.org/

http://www.societyofwineeducators.org/

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