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Bob Lipinski

EXPERIENCE
Bob Lipinski Consulting. New York. President
High Impact Business Solutions. New York. Executive Director
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Woodinville, WA. National Director of Training
Epicurean Institute. Umbria, Italy. Dean of U.S. and International Studies
Southern Wine & Spirits. New York. Director of Training
Premier Wine & Spirits. New York. General Sales Manager
Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide. Louisville, KY. Vice President- National Director of Training
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Professional Speaker
Book Author
Beverage Trainer
Sales Trainer
Wine Educator
Wine and Food Pairing
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Court of Master Sommeliers
Wine Media Guild
Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD)
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Bob Lipinski
Bob Lipinski
Nesconset, NY
United States

Bob Lipinski Consulting
President

Bob Lipinski, a Certified Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers) is the author of 10 books on alcoholic beverages and food. As a professional speaker, entertainer, and educator, he has conducted seminars worldwide. He has presented to businesses, Fortune 500 corporations, trade shows, and conventions. Bob taught the Executive Staff at The White House “How-To Pair Wine with Food,” “Proper Wine Service,” and “Sensory Evaluation Skills.” He also has television and radio experience as a host, writer, and guest.

Bob has held executive-level sales, training, and education positions in the Wine & Spirits industry. He was also a College Professor of Management & Marketing at N.Y. Institute of Technology; Professor of Communications, Jefferson Community College, KY; Managing Director of Sales & Marketing U.S. Ventures Education Systems; Visiting Professor at the Culinary Institute of America; and Dean of U.S. & International Studies at the Epicurean Institute of Italy.

Bob was Vice President, National Director of Training, Brown-Forman; General Sales Manager, Premier Wine & Spirits; Director of Training Southern Wine & Spirits; National Director of Training & Wine Education, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Bob has also worked as a consulting enologist and viticulturist.