Emily Kate is Intermediate and Advanced Level Certified with Honors from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, International Wine Center in New York City. She gained experience as a harvest intern and cellarhand in wineries in the United States and Australia. She is currently exploring the retail side of the industry in New York City at Gotham Wines. She also studied History at Columbia University and graduated in the Summer of 2014, completing her degree in only three years. She plans to continue her YouTube lectures and her historical research. Her academic schedule remains busy with speaking engagements, publishing opportunities and possibly graduate education.
Articles by Emily Kate
These may seem like newfangled green initiatives adopted to appease a growing market of eco-minded millennials, but in reality these...Read More
As it turns out, the Ancient version of purchasing wine futures necessitated even more speculation as wines were bought while the grapes...Read More
The concept of seasonal beverages goes back thousands of years, and was particularly popular in Ancient Rome.Read More
The tagline of the straw reads: “Drink Red. Smile White.” When this was making the rounds on social media, it was met with a whole lot of...Read More
The wine industry invites swindling. And while laws have been created to stem this unethical manipulation of wine in an effort to protect...Read More
#FlashbackFriday is a new series where The Wine Historian's Emily Kate offers an aha moment in wine history, often a news-worthy glimpse...Read More
Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
"In my opinion, Cinsault is an adopted grape in Lebanon. Since the French don’t like it...
"We were never big fans of American Merlot. We found it sweet and simple. As always with...
"We're still making the wine exactly how my grandfather started with the same tools so it...