Sharon McLean

Sharon - NWACS

Sharon is an award-winning wine instructor, a certified sommelier and a traveller. She is a co-founder of Cru Consultancy, which offers Wine Scholar Guild programs in B.C. and Alberta, and consulting services to private clients and corporations.

Sharon is a leading instructor of Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses on Vancouver Island, the global instructor for the instructor-led French Wine Scholar courses and the Education Director for Vessel Liquor Store in Victoria.  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 Italian Wine Scholar, a Spanish Wine Scholar, an accredited Bordeaux instructor, and a Certified Sherry Educator.  Sharon is currently pursuing the Masters of Wine certification.

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