How hospitality can cope through COVID-19 with Hannah Williams, Beverage Director of Blue Hill at Stone Barns


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Hannah Williams is the Beverage Director at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a two star Michelin establishment. As a Certified Sommelier and named one of Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Best New Sommeliers of 2019, Hannah shares her thoughts on what skill sets are needed to become a great Sommelier.

With the recent global pandemic of COVID-19, there’s no doubt that hospitality and all businesses are getting hit hard. In this podcast, we share our tips on how you can use this period of isolation to better your wine knowledge and learn a new skill set.

Finally, we discuss emerging trends in the beverage category. Could it be Sake? Georgian Wines? Gluten free beer?

Recommended courses to keep busy!

-Free online courses from Harvard, MIT and more

-Court of Master Sommeliers: Online Deductive Tasting Courses

-Virtual WSET & wine courses by Napa Valley Wine Academy

-Leadership & Management Courses via Coursera

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