Bob Latham - Stratford Chefs School
Bob Latham

Bob Latham

Wine Instructor, Sommelier

After retiring early from a 30 year career as a college professor, Bob enrolled in the International Sommelier Guild professional wine program. He completed all three levels, graduating in 2005 with a professional sommelier designation. Shortly after graduation Bob formed a wine buying group which has grown steadily. He has judged both at the amateur and professional level, and has worked with both restaurant and private clients in developing cellar acquisitions. He continues his love affair with wine by attending master class tastings run by trade commissions and professional development days offered by the industry. One offshoot of his wine studies has led him into wine tourism which he finds to be fun and rewarding.  While acknowledging that wine is, after all, “only fermented grape juice”, Bob loves to encourage everyone to taste wine and learn to appreciate the long history in the glass.

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