The Color of Wine Presents: Regine Rousseu of Shall We Wine

In the third episode of our fourth season we had the pleasure of speaking with Regine Rousseau of Shall We Wine! In our conversation we talked about:

  • After the Quake
  • Jamaican Bass Player
  • Wine paired with Poetry
  • Bourbon
  • So much more!

Regine’s Bio

Regine T. Rousseau is a proud Haitian American poet, author, sommelier, and businesswoman. She is the CEO of Shall We Wine, an event-planning and wine and spirits demonstration company based in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Level II certification from the International Sommelier Guild and an Executive Bourbon Steward from Stave and Thief Society. Rousseau enjoys traveling, cooking, spending time with her beloved niece and nephew, and educating others in the art of wine tasting.

The Last Five Sips:

  1. If money were no object, what bottle of wine would you splurge on and why? 1989 Domaine Laflaive Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru
  2. Who would you love to share a bottle with, living or deceased? Toni Morrison
  3. What are some of the things you do or read to keep up to speed on what is happening in the wine industry? Wine Enthusiast
  4. What advice would you give you your 22 year old self? Stay the course
  5. When you finish your day and sit down with your favorite glass of wine, what is on your music playlist? Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and Tracy Chapman

How you can connect with Regine on Social Media:

Website: and

Facebook: @shallwewine and @reginerousseau

Instagram: @shallwewine and @reginetrousseau

Twitter: @reginetrousseau @shallwewinechi

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