George successfully completed the WSET Diploma program in 2014 and became a WSET Certified Educator in 2015. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration. His business career began in Nova Scotia and after stops in Barbados, Maui and Whistler, he recently returned to Halifax.
George’s introduction to drinking wine began relatively recently. The pleasure gained motivated him to learn and experience as much as possible as quickly as possible and he has yet to find a style of wine he doesn’t like.
When George isn’t teaching you’ll probably find him planning his next cycling trip around the historic scenic vineyards of the Loire Valley or perhaps taking part in the famous Bordeaux winery bike tours.
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.
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
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
Tracey's tutoring wine guided tastings are a combination of high standards and a practical, fun approach. The wines selected and tasted communicate her passion for discovering and presenting wines both for didactic reasons and for pleasure.
Wine Consultant - Italy
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
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
Tracey is the best teacher I have ever had. She is amazingly patient and she refuses to let go before she has found the proper way to explain to me the things I don't understand, using different metaphors, approaches and…
Product Manager - Norway