Wine for Normal People® | A podcast created by Elizabeth Schneider. Elizabeth describes Wine for Normal People as being for ‘people who like wine but not the snobbery that goes with it’. Her husband and podcast partner is M.C. Ice, who describes himself as ‘a wine-loving normal person’. They live in Raleigh in North Carolina, USA.
Elizabeth is a New Yorker. She is a certified sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Certified Specialist of Wine through the Society of Wine Educators. She worked in California for the world’s largest winery (Gallo), launching brands and co-authoring a training program for servers in restaurants worldwide. Elizabeth says she wants to make ‘wine fun, easy, and normal.’
Funding | Listeners can donate to the podcast via Patreon. Patreon offers extra news and info as well as inter-action with other like-minded listeners (thereby creating the chance to build an online community) to the Wine for Normal People podcast. There can also be direct sponsorship eg by Coravin (discounts on the device itself, refill cartridges etc. Elizabeth also hosts wine education classes.
Elizabeth’s favorite band: Beastie Boys.
Elizabeth’s favorite wine: Sherry.