Carol Berman was bitten by the wine bug in the late 1970's after tasting a German Riesling which rang bells and whistles throughout her soul! That sip, was the beginning of her journey on which she continues to joyously travel.
In 1991, Carol Berman became a certified sommelier through The Sommelier Society of America, and with wine education as a focus, sold wine in wholesale and retail for many years, both in New York and New Jersey.
As founder of Class in a Glass/The Traveling Sommelier, her passion as a wine educator was born.
From October 1999 until the summer of 2004, Carol was a regular feature on "Food Talk" with Arthur Schwartz, Radio 710 WOR, presenting her "Wine Buy of the Week" segment.
As the "Food Talk Sommelier", Carol and Arthur tasted live, and talked wine. She also joined Arthur on his WWRL radio show.
She has been a regular guest on WOR Radio's "Weekend" with Joan and Arthur, and "The Morning Show" with Ed Walsh.
Carol presented her "Wine Pick of the Week" segments on the Business Talk Radio Network which aired nationally, and included local stations WLIE Radio540AM in New York and WHWH 1350AM in New Jersey. She also presents seasonal wine segments with Joan Hamburg on "Weekend with Joan and Liz", Radio710 WOR.
Carol has also appeared on CBS 2 Television, and been featured in the following magazines: "Time Out New York", "Quest" "New Jersey Savvy Living Magazine."
Class in a Glass® also provides consulting services for restaurants, retail wine venues, caterers and corporate businesses.
Currently, she is writing wine articles for "New Jersey Savvy Living Magazine," and is a frequent guest on Greenstone Media's "Lisa Birnbach Show." Carol is a long standing member of The Wine Media Guild.
For further information on Carol Berman and Class in a Glass®/The Traveling Sommelier, please call 973-324-0989.