We are pleased to announce that Jason Tesauro of The Modern Gentleman and Barboursville Vineyards will emcee the Wine Blogger Awards Ceremony on Saturday night. Jason is well known for his expertise in wine, spirits, and epicureanism, as well as his work to “promote the importance of living an authentic, cultured, and enlightened life”.
As most of you know, the Wine Blog Awards honor wine bloggers who have distinguished themselves via their blogs. Awards will be given in eight categories. Complete information can be found at www.WineBlogAwards.org.
An award-winning journalist and author of The Modern Gentleman: A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy & Vice, Jason is a contributing writer to Sommelier Journal and Chief Sommelier for Barboursville Vineyards in Virginia. He is also the cultural guru for Modern Gentleman LLC, a media, events, and lifestyle company that promotes epicurean localism, passionate craftsmanship, and refined cool.
Tesauro won the 2010 SILVER in FOLIO’s Eddie Award for his cover story on Albariño and the wines of Rías Baixas. He has also covered wine, spirits, dining, leisure and lifestyle for Men’s Health, Maxim, Luxist, BBC, CNN, and Sirius/XM, The Sunday Paper in Atlanta, Washingtonian, Richmond Magazine, and Virginia Living.
We know Jason and his team have been working hard to put together an excellent awards presentation and think you will be pleased!