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Joe Roberts: 1 Wine Dude
Learn the hidden wine secrets. Meet Joe Roberts, creator of the website 1Winedude.com (the top wine blog and best wine bloggger, in our humble opinion), wine columnist on Playboy.com, musician and so much more. If there is a rockstar on talking about wine, it’s Joe. He is not afraid to speak his mind on wine, share terrific insights, make you laugh, and provide easy ways to make wine accessible to anyone (even if you have never had any wine before). He also shares how wine can help you create an extraordinary life, along with covering areas on overcoming challenges, anxiety, dating, relationships, limiting beliefs, creating a new and more powerful identity and more. Yes, wine is quite powerful! Learn the hidden wine secrets
About Joe Roberts:
Joe is deeply, madly in love with wine. That love drove him to create 1WineDude.com in 2007.
He is now a consultant and musician in the greater Philadelphia area and is the wine expert for Answers.com.
Joe holds the Level 2 (Intermediate, with Distinction) and Level 3 (Advanced, with Merit) Certificates in Wine & Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) in England. He’s a member of the U.S.-based Society of Wine Educators, holding their Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) qualification. He also holds the Wine Location Specialist (WLS) qualification from the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) and the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto (IVDP), and is a member of the Wine Century Club.
Joe has spoken at conferences and symposiums in the U.S. and internationally on the topics of wine and the influence of social media on the wine world, and on the marketing of wine to the newest generation of wines consumers. He has been called one of the thought leaders in helping to educate wineries on the intersections of wine and technology by the wine industry think tank group Vintank. Joe’s opinions on wine-related topics have be cited in outlets as diverse as the L.A. Times, Playboy.com, NY Times, CNBC.com, Mint.com, Stores.org and Publix® Grape Magazine. He’s also been a judge in wine competitions, wine writing competitions, and award programs such as the Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award.
His wine reviews appear in popular iPhone and PDA wine applications such as HelloVino and Pocket Wine Assistant. Joe holds the London-based WSET Advanced and Washington, D.C.-based SWE Certified Specialist of Wine qualifications.
Joe has provided assistance to businesses as a wine / wine list consultant, written about wine in various on- and off-line outlets, and has been a panel speaker at wine-related events and conferences in the U.S. and abroad.