Erin Turcke is DipWSET® Certified, a Certified Sommelier and a French Wine Scholar. Upon completing the WSET Diploma in 2018, Erin finished among the top percentile of graduating candidates and was awarded the Napa Valley Vintners Scholarship for outstanding results.
Her wine education started at the famed Raymonds Restaurant in St. John’s, Newfoundland where she worked as the Sommelier for five years. She is currently managing the wine program at The Inn at Bay Fortune on Prince Edward Island which is owned and operated by celebrity chef Michael Smith.
Erin transitioned into wine after a fifteen year stretch in the night kitchens of artisan bread baking. She holds a culinary diploma from the Stratford Chefs School and has published a book on sourdough bread.
WSET® represents the world reference for wine training. Spread over three successive levels, the course offered delivers internationally recognized diplomas at each stage. WSET® education is for everyone, amateurs and professionals alike.
Tracey is a passionate and knowledgeable teacher who does her uttermost to make sure everyone is involved and understands what she is talking about. Her extensive knowledge about wine makes her a trustable teacher
Assistant Product Manager - Sweden
As a student of Autour du Vin I wouldn't hesitate to recommend classes to anyone, whether it be someone in the trade or an enthusiast looking to learn more. Tracey has a way of using her personal experience and knowledge that not only makes the…
- Halifax, Canada
I learned so much from you throughout the course. I since have been asked to train as a junior sommelier at Raymonds. I'm super motivated to learn more and hopefully start level 4 in the new year! Thank you for…
Raymonds Restaurant - Halifax, Canada
Just wanted to say thanks again for your great instruction in the class this past week. You made the experience approachable, fun, and of course educational. I am not sure if I will pursue level 4, but I feel this…
Nathan Pryor, Managing Partner,
Mainbrace International Ltd. - Halifax, Canada
I had the privilege of taking some private tasting sessions with Tracey over the course of a year. Each tasting was themed to focus on a particular region, and each class began with a detailed introduction of the region and…
As two food & wine enthusiasts not directly involved in the hospitality or wine industry, we were interested in furthering our knowledge of wine and spirits. We found the WSET curriculum and the course levels offered by Autour du Vin to be very appealing. Since Septembre 2014,…
Joëlle Désy & James Nicholson
- Halifax, Canada