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Wine and Travel Writer,WSET® Advanced Level 3 Certified, C.W.P.


Tricia Conover, CSS, C.W.P. is the site editor and Founder of GrapeStone Concepts, a consulting firm for luxury travel writing, wine writing, and wine education. She is the Contributing Wine Editor of PRiME, a Magazine for Women in Their PRiME. She is a frequent contributor to FWT Magazine, Food Wine and Travel,, and a new magazine, LuxeGetaways, a luxury travel magazine. Tricia is a WSET® Level 4 Diploma of Wine Candidate, a Certified Spirits Specialist from the Society of Wine Educators, and a C.W.P. Certified Wine Professional from the CIA - Culinary Institute of America, Napa Valley.

Tricia has visited many wine regions in the world including: Napa and Sonoma, St. Ynez, Willamette Valley, OR, Priorat and Penedes, Spain, Tuscany and Piemonte Italy, Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, France and the Texas Hill Country.
Tricia has also traveled extensively while managing sales professionals for high-tech software companies like SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft during the last two decades. Tricia has a degree in Environmental Health from Purdue University and clinical licenses in microbiology, clinical chemistry, and biochemistry.

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