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Susan R Lin
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Wine and Performing Arts Management
Wine and Performing Arts Management

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It's been quite the year since my last post, with plenty of work and studying. Here's a glimpse of what it was like to study for the Master of Wine Stage 1 exam, and an update on what's ahead for me as I now face the Stage 2 exam! #wine  
Stage 1 Master of Wine Exam: Done
Stage 1 Master of Wine Exam: Done
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Two years of work have culminated in the WSET Diploma, and now it is time to embark on a new journey: The Master of Wine.
WSET Diploma Earned - Onto a Brave New World
WSET Diploma Earned - Onto a Brave New World
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I'd like to share a much belated update in the world of piano and music, with a few thoughts on what motivations underpin the hard work required to make progress. The journey continues - as does the practicing, of course!
Beyond the MFA
Beyond the MFA
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I earned my French Wine Scholar (FWS) credential with highest honors, and the Wine Scholar Guild was kind enough to feature me on their site as a recent top exam scorer. Thank you for the honor!
Susan R Lin, FWS
Susan R Lin, FWS
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Remembering a most special piano teacher and life mentor: Mr. Thomas LaRatta. May he rest peacefully ...
Mr. LaRatta: In Fond Remembrance
Mr. LaRatta: In Fond Remembrance
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I offer a summary of the 2015 Bordeaux vintage, as I've been asked many times to characterize the vintage and to list my Top 10. The latter is a challenging task indeed, as there are so many excellent wines. But if you had to twist my arm ... Read on!
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Summary
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Summary
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After all those wonderful red wines of Bordeaux 2015, let us enjoy the luscious sweet white wines of Sauternes and Barsac! I'm excited to share with you the wines that were above and beyond, in a crop that is showing very well overall.
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Sauternes & Barsac
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Sauternes & Barsac
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I'd like to share with you the last (but definitely not least) of the Left Bank red wines from my visits and tastings of the Bordeaux 2015 vintage that stood out particularly to me!
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Left Bank Wrap
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Left Bank Wrap
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Tasting Report on Bordeaux 2015 vintage First Growth wines: Margaux, Haut-Brion, Mouton Rothschild, and Lafite Rothschild. There is much to look forward to here, along with many of the other 2015 wines I've had the pleasure to taste!
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - First Growths
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - First Growths
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Bordeaux 2015 vintage report for wines on the Right Bank - this is a stunning vintage, and the wines of St-Emilion and Pomerol deliver beautifully!
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Right Bank
Bordeaux 2015 En Primeur - Right Bank
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