GINSPIRED

How to Properly Taste a New Gin, with special guest Lesley Quinn

November 12, 2021 Heather E. Wilson Season 1 Episode 18
GINSPIRED
How to Properly Taste a New Gin, with special guest Lesley Quinn
Show Notes

On today’s episode, my guest is Lesley Quinn – an award-winning CMS & FWS sommelier and owner of Stellar Somm Wine Experts located here in Prince Edward Island. Today, Lesley shares some of her path to becoming a wine and spirits expert, and we learn HOW to properly taste a new gin (and what glass to use!), and we’ll discuss some of Lesley’s favs. Join us for this content-filled episode.

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About Lesley Quinn  
Lesley was born and raised in Prince Edward Island. Her first opportunity in wine came as Junior Sommelier at the Ritz Carlton Cayman Islands. In 2012, she became a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers. Work has taken her to Calgary, Vancouver, Halifax, and Turkey. Wine has taken her to France, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Chile, and California. In 2017, she won the Canadian Association of Sommeliers Top Somm Competition Atlantic division and in 2022 she will be travelling to Portugal to represent Canada in the Master of Port Competition.
She shares her knowledge under the guise of Stellar Somm Wine Experts - a company that specializes in educational fun events and works to help build the growing beverage community here on PEI.  Ask her what her favourite wine is and she says “I love all my babies equally”.

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