Sharon McLean

Sharon is a certified sommelier through the International Sommelier Guild and an award winning wine instructor.  She is the leading instructor of Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and Wine Scholar Guild courses on Vancouver Island, the global instructor for the distance learning French Wine Scholar courses and the Education Director for Vessel Liquor Store.  She is also a wine judge and a freelance wine writer. In 2009, she completed the WSET Diploma with the highest marks in Canada. Since then she has gone on to become a French Wine Scholar, an accredited Bordeaux instructor, a Certified Sherry Educator and completed certification through the Center for Wine Origins (Wine Location Specialist in Port & Champagne).

When not engaged in a wine glass, she is a highly sought after management consultant with more than 25 years of international experience..