Please join us at Boise Co-op the Village for a special evening with Karen Wetzel, Wine Educator for the Constellation Academy of Wine. Karen will be showcasing unique and sought after wines from some of the pioneers of the California wine industry. This is your chance to to try a selection of wines that we rarely see in Idaho!
Karen Wetzel found her love of wine and enthusiasm to teach others as a corporate beverage trainer working in the restaurant industry in Southern California in the mid-1980’s. Returning to Ohio in 1988, she put her passion to work for a highly reputed fine wine & spirits distributor. With over 25 years in the wine industry she has broad-ranged experience in most every aspect of the business. In 2006 Karen came to Constellation as Director of On Premise and Luxury Wine Manager for several mid-western states. In 2011 she joined the Constellation Academy of Wine Team as a Director of Education for most the eastern and mid-western states. Now, living in the Napa Valley, she is the Director of Education for the western US.
Karen has her WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Level 3 Advanced Certification in Wine & Spirits, passing with distinction, and is currently pursuing her WSET Diploma.
Now, living in the Napa Valley, she brings her experience to life through the Constellation Academy of Wine in a way that is engaging, effective and entertaining.
The class will also include a cheese selection designed by Lacey McNeff from the Boise Co-op.