In this educational wine experience, he will share his understanding and evaluation of conventional, organic, natural and biodynamic winemaking techniques and highlight the unique barriers women face beyond the challenges that already exist in a generally male dominated industry. His exposé encourages us to be more aware of broader industry practices, additives in winemaking and the growing contribution of women in the wine industry.
JONATHAN CERCONE has 14 years experience in the restaurant and wine industries. Initially, this occupation paid the bills through his political science degree and a year and half of law school, when he decided to make the restaurant business his career. Today, he is a partner in Taverne sur le Square restaurant in Westmount Square, where he has been in charge of the wine program for the past seven years. Constantly curious about new ways in which to make and experience wine, Jon is a self-taught sommelier.