Mary Cressler is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and proprietor of Vindulge Wine Education & Consulting; a wine consulting company focusing on enhancing the consumers wine experience through classes, seminars, private buying in addition to commercial consulting.
A frequent tasting panelist and judge for wine competitions, Ms. Cressler also writes about wine. Her writing has been featured in various publications while also authoring her own site at www.vindulgeblog.com.
Ms. Cressler holds a Masters Degree in Speech Communication and spent three years as a lecturer and Adjunct Professor of Speech Communication before transitioning into the wine industry. Ms. Cressler was involved in the Oregon and California wine communities for several years before moving to Connecticut in 2010 where she now resides.
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