Laurie Forster is an award-winning sommelier, author, TV personality and comedian. Her edgy approach to demystifying wine caught the eye of major networks and led her to guest appearances on FOX Morning News, Martha Stewart Living Today and ABC News at Noon. She’s performed her comedic wine tasting at the Carolines on Broadway, DC IMPROV, Caesars Atlantic City, Broadway Comedy Club, Harrah’s Philadelphia, Tampa IMPROV, Avalon Theatre and RamsHead On Stage.
Forster is also the host of her radio show The Sipping Point on WBAL 1090AM and her mobile application “The Wine Coach” was listed as one of the Top 8 Wine Apps in Wine Enthusiast, Top 5 Wine Apps in the World by Departures International Magazine and 2012 App of the Year from Go Mobile Solutions.
A former software sales executive, Laurie’s wine career began in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to obtain her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. Laurie has since earned an Advanced Certificate with Merit from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). She has also trained with the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley.
Top Tip From the Show:
“You can never go wrong bringing a bottle of bubbly because sparkling wine is so versatile.”
Mompreneur Ah Ha Moment:
“You have to really pick your battles and really focus on what’s important because you can’t keep all the balls in the air at all times.”
“A bottle of wine has more philosophy than all the books in the world.” Louis Pasteur
“Cheers to messy houses, good friends, good times, great wine and food.”
“Learning about wine is an evolution that happens over time. ”
How to drink like Olivia Pope
What is “The bad housekeeping seal of approval”?
White wine drinkers that are looking to cross over to red Pinot Noir is an easy place to start.
How to pair wines with cheeses
Picking the best wine for your party
Check out this FABOULOUS free guide that Laurie put together just for you!! She’s made it super easy for us!!
Drink Like Olivia Pope – Learn what glasses Olivia drinks out of and Chef Michael’s Truffle Popcorn Recipe. I’ve tried it and shared it…it was a big hit!
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