Miami Champagne Week 2017

Miami Champagne Week 2017 From Oct 16th to 22nd, you can taste, learn and discover more about Champagne. Alessandra Esteves, co-founder and Director of Wine Education for the Florida Wine Academy is pleased to present Miami Champagne Week, designed to educate, promote and create awareness about Champagne, in the lively city of Miami, Florida. Ms. [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Record Demand for Wine and Spirit Education

New figures from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) reveal that demand for wine and spirits education is higher than ever, as more businesses recognise the return on investment in educated staff. WSET, the largest global provider of qualifications in the field of wines and spirits, is reporting a record 85,487 candidates globally in [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Florida Wine Academy: new location in Miami

MIAMI, June 8, 2017 -- Florida Wine Academy, a leading provider of wine and spirits courses and professional training services in Florida, announced today that they have moved their office to a new location in Miami, Florida. Their new address is 1 SE 3rd Avenue Suite #2240 Miami, FL 33131. All other contact information, including [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Bordeaux 2016 Report

Alessandra Esteves at Chateau D'Yquem in Sauternes. I traveled to Bordeaux, France in the first week of April for the Primeurs campaign. Wine professionals from around the world tasted the 2016 vintage. The wines showed a remarkable quality with a long aging potential. Some regions performed better than others in a year where [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

WSET wine courses in Naples, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach

Florida Wine Academy will offer the WSET Level 1 course in Naples, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach for the first time! Alessandra Esteves, Director of Wine Education “Designed for both wine amateurs as well as hospitality professionals, the school concentrates on all things wine, from taste to business.” - Miami New Times We [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

Florida Wine Academy presents Happy Hour Radio Show

Welcome to the Happy Hour Radio Show with Alessandra Esteves, our Director of Wine Education. This show is powered by Florida Wine Academy, South Florida's leader in wine education, offering Miami wine classes and certifications. In this first episode, Alessandra Esteves, DipWSET talks about our Miami wine classes. She also comments on industry news and [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

WSET online: Add Sunshine to Your Wine with Florida Wine Academy!

WSET Level 2 online in Miami Florida Wine Academy now offers WSET Level 2 online! WSET online means that you can do one of the most important wine qualifications in the world, by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, at your own pace and in the comfort of your home, and fly or drive to [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Wine pairing on Jolt Radio

Alessandra Esteves & John Caignet (Jolt Radio). A few weeks ago I was a guest on Jolt Radio in Miami to talk about wine and to present Florida Wine Academy. In this one hour program, John Caignet, the founder of Jolt Radio, and Flor Francis, my publicist at Raygun Agency and the host [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The new WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Two months ago, I was in San Francisco for the WSET Nominated Educator Programme. I applied to teach WSET Levels 1 to 3, so in order to do so, I had to complete different Modules and meet certain standards to pass all the assessments. Being a WSET pupil, I began my studies with WSET Level [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Art Basel Miami: how to pair wine and art?

I decided to take an art class in my last year of Law School. It was the year 2000, and the teacher was a very eccentric person. He taught us History of Art, and in one of his classes, he presented us with a fascinating concept: that art and music are better understood when analyzed [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Blog|1 Comment