Martin Verhoeks is DipWSET Certified and also holds certification from the International Sommelier Guild. Based in both Canada and South West France Martin’s interest in wine started growing up among the vineyards of Northern Switzerland.
During his professional life in the dental technology field he helped his wife in her wine business and traveled extensively to taste wines throughout Europe and South America. Fluent in English, German, Swiss German, Dutch and French, Martin is now solely devoted to the world of wine!
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'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
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 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
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…
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
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