“Your goals don’t have to change. How you get there may be a little different, but you can’t always worry about the pathway if what you’re getting is the same thing at the end.”
In this episode, we sit down with Wanda and learn the power of always keeping your eye on the prize, why analog will always be strong, and why there’s no better thing to drizzle on your gelato than Bourbon. She’s the Owner of VinBev consulting, and her ability to balance work, life, kids and career with grace and focus is dizzyingly inspiring. After more than 20 years in the industry, she’s a true pro and a true class act.
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Wanda Cole-Nicholson, Owner, VinBev, St. Louis, MO
Wanda Cole-Nicholson is an Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers. She’s spent more than 20 years in the hospitality industry, and has worked extensively in Chicago, a bit in St Louis — and she now lives in Oklahoma with her husband and two children. In addition to overseeing numerous national tasting groups, she is the Founder of Vinterpretation, where she consults on education, beverage lists, staff training, and events.