The Culinary Institute of America

John Buechsenstein, CIA Visiting Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies

Spotlight On: John BuechsensteinWine and Beverage Studies

Visiting Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies
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Email: j_buechs@culinary.edu

Education:
BS, University of California, Davis.

Professional Experience:
Wine Educator and Consultant. Vice President, General Manager, Fife Vineyards, Redhead Vineyard Estates, Mendocino County, CA. Instructor and Course Coordinator, University of California Extension, UC Davis. Instructor, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA. Consulting Winemaker, Hidden Cellars Winery, Ukiah, CA. Winemaker, McDowell Valley Vineyards, Hopland, CA. Manager of Technical Services, San Martin Winery, San Martin, CA. Lab Manager, Quality Control, The Monterey Vineyard—Taylor California Cellars, Gonzales, CA. Enologist, Lab Supervisor, Joseph Phelps Vineyard, St. Helena, CA. Laboratory Research Assistant, UC Davis.

Awards:
Outstanding Teaching and Service Award, UC Davis Extension, 1989. First Place, Professional Division, California Wine Tasting Championships, 1986. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UC Davis, 1979.

Member:
Member and Past President of the American Society for Enology & Viticulture. Institute of Food Technologists, Quality Assurance & Sensory Divisions. Trellis Alliance Board of Directors. American Wine Society. Society of Wine Educators. California State Fair Wine Advisory Board.

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