Stephanie Miskew is a Certified Sommelier, Wine Educator, Fox News Contributor and author of The Glamorous Gourmet, a blog dedicated to her passions in life: food, wine, travel, and entertaining. Stephanie is also the Proprietor of The Wine Atelier, an online wine boutique, club and educational treasure trove born of a desire to provide fellow wine lovers with access to the latest wine discoveries and trends from around the globe.
The Glamorous Gourmet debuted in February 2011 as the reincarnation of Stephanie Savors the Moment, a blog which chronicled Stephanie’s year-long journey cooking her way, a la “Julie & Julia,” through the Junior League of Boca Raton’s James Beard award-winning Cookbook, Savor the Moment. The project was to commemorate the book’s 10th Anniversary and in the process, a new career was born.
In addition to her blog, Stephanie is a Fox News contributor where she writes about wine and food. She has also written wine reviews, educational content, and wine event coverage for websites and publications including wine guru Gary Vaynerchuk’s website Cork’d; the Palm Beach Post’s Food and Dining section; the Broward-Palm Beach New Times’ “Clean Plate Charlie” blog, The Preiser Key to Napa, and the Junior League of Boca Raton’s quarterly magazine, The Bridge. Stephanie’s wine picks, food and wine pairing recommendations, and music playlists have been featured in publications including the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Delray Beach Magazine, the Coastal Star, and Boca Raton Magazine.
In addition to writing, Stephanie also conducts wine tastings and educational seminars in both public and private venues. In 2010 she founded the popular monthly series “The Art of Wine & Food” at The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. She also created “The Art of Wine,” for The Boca Raton Museum of Art which debuted in October 2013. Stephanie also presents at prominent local charitable events including The Boca Raton Historical Society’s “Boca Bacchanal” (2012 General Co-Chair and 2013 Honorary Co-Chair), The Spirit of Giving Network’s “Women, Wine & Handbags,” the Delray Beach Public Library’s “Wine & Literature,” The Delray Beach Historical Society’s “Winter Harvest,” and “Petrossian’s Caviar 2.0” for Hospice of Palm Beach County. Stephanie also recently collaborated with Top Chef Finalist Lindsay Autry on the “Savor the Summer at Sundy House” wine & food series which won the Palm Beach Post’s award for Best Foodie Event of 2013!
Stephanie has also served as a Judge for the prestigious American Fine Wine Competition; Hospice of Palm Beach County’s “Country Club Chef Showdown” featuring Head Judge Chef Norman Van Aken; the Junior League of Boca Raton’s “Taste of Boca,” and the local Summer favorite, “The Boca Burger Battle.”
Stephanie’s vinous credentials include: Certified Sommelier with The Court of Master Sommeliers; Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with The Society of Wine Educators; Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Advanced Certificate; and Wine Location Specialist for CIVC (Champagne) and IVDP (Port) with The Center for Wine Origins.
Stephanie also received her B.A. degree in Art History from Rollins College and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She currently resides in Delray Beach, Florida with her husband Steve and miniature dachshunds Louis and Coco. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and, of course, drinking wine with family and friends.
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Can I send you samples of my product to review?
The Glamorous Gourmet is pleased to accept samples and press/media kits from wineries, distributors, marketing/public relations firms and retail shops to review. Stephanie will make every effort to review your product in a timely manner; however, she makes no guarantee that all products will be reviewed on The Glamorous Gourmet. The review given will always be her honest opinion and once a review is posted, she will do her best to provide you with a link.
If you would like to provide a sample of your product, please e-mail me at Stephanie@theglamorousgourmet.com to obtain shipping information.
How can I contact Stephanie?
You can leave a comment on one of Stephanie’s blog posts or send her an e-mail at Stephanie@theglamorousgourmet.com.
What are Stephanie’s credentials?
Stephanie is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and aCertified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with The Society of Wine Educators. She is also a Wine Location Specialist for CIVC (Champagne) and IVDP (Port) with the Center for Wine Origins. She has also received her Advanced Certificate with the Wine & Spririt Education Trust.
Stephanie’s cooking education is the result of numerous cooking classes, observations in her Mother’s kitchen and many years of self-study. Her college education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Rollins College and a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
How do I find recipes I remember reading on Stephanie Savors the Moment?
Scroll down the right hand column of The Glamorous Gourment until you find the “Search this Blog” section. Enter the name of the recipe or ingredient and click “search” to see your list of results
Can I book Stephanie for a private wine tasting, event or lecture?
Yes, Stephanie would love to discuss your special event with you! Please e-mail her at Stephanie@TheGlamorousGourmet for more information.
How can I find out about Stephanie’s upcoming local wine events?
Be sure to check out the “Events” section on this website for a complete list of her upcoming public appearances and wine tastings.
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