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Gender Male
Industry Consulting
Occupation Sommelier
Location Lake Arrowhead, California, United States
Introduction Jim Newcomb is a certified Sommelier, having completed his level III certification/diploma with the International Sommelier Guild (ISG) as well as the ISG Teacher Education Program (TEP). He currently is a wine educator for the ISG. He is the founder and president of the Arrowhead Wine Enthusiast Club. Additionally, he passed "with distinction" the Level III, advanced study course, with London based WSET (Wine & Spirits Educational Trust) Jim is also a contributing writer for the Organic Wine Exchange, and Wine on Wheels, as well as a frequent guest on Grape Encounters radio program. He is now working with the newly formed International Sommelier Alliance (ISA) as a textbook writer, instructor, and adviser.
Interests Wine and Food
Favorite Movies Mondovino, Sideways, Bottle Shock
Favorite Books The Wine Bible, The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia, The World Atlas of Wine, The Oxford Companion to Wine, The Story of Wine, Larousse Gastronomique, Adventures on the Wine Route, The Heartbreak Grape, A Very Good Year, Real Wine, The Grail, Oz Clarke's Encyclopedia of Grapes