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Dane Kuta

Experienced and certified wine consultant looking to share knowledge and passion about wine. Let’s have some fun — my engaging and entertaining tastings will enrich and educate, and also rock the world of all levels of of wine connoisseurs!
UPCOMING EVENTS
Cardiff Greek Festival: Services & Consulting
Benefit for the International Music Festival of Esmeraldas, Ecuador: Services & Consulting
Boundless Regenerative Medicine Client Appreciation & Wine Tasting, Encinitas, CA: Sommelier Services & Consulting
iPalpiti Festival Preview Concert – Classical Recital hosted by Tricia Smith, Cardiff by the Sea, CA: Sommelier Services & Consulting
Toast of the Coast Wine Competition & Festival, Del Mar, CA: Pouring for Double Bond Winery
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Napa Valley Wine Academy. Napa Valley, CA. Napa Valley Wine Expert
Italian Wine Central. Napa Valley, CA. Italian Wine Professional (IWP)
Court of Master Sommeliers . Level 2 Certified Sommelier
EXPERIENCE
CSUSM Extended Studies OLLI. San Marcos, CA. Wine Educator
Mira Costa College. Cardiff by the Sea, CA. Instructor - Wine Appreciation
Consultant. Cardiff by the Sea. Sommelier
BY DANE KUTA
Wine Appreciation Class Workbook - Coming Soon!
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Wine Educator
Regional Expertise: Australia
Regional Expertise: Italy
Regional Expertise: California
Experienced and certified wine consultant looking to share knowledge and passion about wine. Let’s have some fun — my engaging and entertaining tastings will enrich and educate, and also rock the world of all levels of of wine connoisseurs!
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Dane Kuta
Dane Kuta
KutaSomm@gmail.com
760.277.5600
Cardiff by the Sea, CA
United States

Mira Costa College
Instructor - Wine Appreciation


Extensive travel, tasting, and exploration in the wine regions of: 

Australia
Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley, Tasmania Barossa Valley, Eden Valley, McLaren Vale 

California
Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Monterey,  Paso Robles, Santa Barbara County, Temecula

France
Southern Rhone, Provence

Germany
Mosel, Baden 

Italy Chianti, Chianti Classico, Bolgheri, Brunello di Montalcino, Campania

NewYork
Finger Lakes 

New Zealand
Auckland, Waikato, Wairarapa 

Mexico
Valle de Guadalupe 

Oregon
McMinnville