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Wine and Travel Writer, DipWSET® Diploma of Wine, Level 4 Certified, CSS Certified Spirits Specialist,Champagne Sabruese


Tricia Conover, DipWSET, CSS, C.W.P., AWE is the site editor and Founder of GrapeStone Concepts, a consulting firm for luxury travel writing, wine writing, and wine education. Currently Tricia is writing a majority of her articles on Wine Wanderings, a Substack newsletter. She is also 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, and the SommJournal, a Sommelier and Wine and Spirits trade magazine. Tricia is a certified WSET® Level 4 Diploma of Wine, 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 performs Champagne Sabering. She is a "Sabruese".

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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