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Ian BlackburnNEW MAKER!

Los Angeles, CA


Educator, Host, Author, Winemaker, 2nd Year Master of Wine Student; Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and Founder of and - America's first wine education website established in 1995. Ian spends his time between developing his new wine education podcast, (Digital Wine Education-coming soon), and (Los Angeles based classes & tastings). Ian teaches/hosts over 100 public and private events a year in the Southern California Marketplace. These events consist of marketing, logistics, trade & consumer education efforts of Santa Barbara, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Bordeaux, Portugal, Argentina, Champagne and all fine wine regions of the world. Ian is a frequent guest on TV & Radio, and has published a book, wine articles, and numerous blog posts. Ian is also the winemaker/founder of Beekeeper Cellars, a wine brand he established with his best friend Clay Mauritson, in Sonoma County (