Hope Alexander

Chicago, IL

Certified Wine Judge (AWE), UC Davis Wine Cert, Member of SWE

Hope Alexander has been participating in wine making, wine related courses and wine consulting for over 20 years through the University of California Davis, the Society of Wine Educators and wine-related certification programs, as well as hands-on winery experience. Hope has been judging wine competitions for the last 17 years, including the California State Fair, Finger Lakes International, New World International, Pacific Rim, Michigan State Fair, Napa Valley Grand Harvest and Lodi Bottle Shock Home Wine Making competition. Hope is formally educated as an Industrial Engineer and works full-time in the design and construction industry while also providing wine-related consulting services for wine auctions, cellar composition and wine education.