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Virtual Wine Tasting with Kara Joseph, "If Wine Could Talk"

Join us for a virtual wine tasting with sommelier Kara Joseph as we celebrate her new book If Wine Could Talk! Kara will be lending her knowledge to The Book Cellar's own wine menu for this ticketed event.

If Wine Could Talk Book Cover  Kara Joseph Author Photo

Please click HERE to purchase your ticket for this event! Tickets are required to participate in the wine tasting portion, but viewing is free! If you are opting to skip the tasting, you must RSVP by sending an email to with the subject line "Kara Joseph" to reserve your spot and receive the Zoom link.

Copies of If Wine Could Talk are availble for purchase as a wonderful accompaniment to the evening! Access links will be sent day of, and all start times are for the US Central Standard Time.

About If Wine Could Talk: Unlike most soon-to-be college graduates, Kara Joseph found something in wine she couldn’t quite explain. It had nothing to do with the penny wine nights down at the local pub or the off-campus mixers. It called to her. It brought people together. The mystery and unshakable feeling that it was more than just a drink led her on a journey towards becoming a sommelier, taking on Napa Valley and New York City, and finding the answers in wine she desperately yearned to discover. Pursuing wine as her passion brought Kara adventures, struggles, and an insatiable desire to understand wine to the core.

If Wine Could Talk intertwines two stories, one of a young girl’s narrative molded by wine and the other being the answers to all of your need-to-know wine questions. Follow Kara’s story of defying limiting beliefs, choosing a challenging but rewarding path, and sharing the soul of the vine. So, pour yourself a glass and dive into a tale that only an unconventional wine-filled life could create and begin your own journey of wine discovery with an education on all of the wine basics. You might even impress your friends at the next wine tasting.

About Kara Joseph: Kara Joseph is a certified sommelier, dipWSET, and an author with an incurable case of wine wanderlust. She has traveled to famous vineyards around the globe, tasting with copious winemakers. Her young career has already included teaching a myriad of wine classes, which bring her immense joy. She believes wine is the ultimate connector and is determined to spend her days listening to and sharing what it has to say.

Her pursuit to understand wine more deeply took her down an unconventional path early in life. Whether it was her move to Napa Valley after graduating from the University of Florida, her solo trip to Europe, or her unrelenting desire to conquer NYC’s wine scene, Kara has discovered that by immersing herself into the diverse world of wine, the adventures can be endless.

Kara’s unique experiences have molded her into an unexpected storyteller. Wine has taught her its secrets and instilled in her the power to teach. More importantly, people have inspired her to share everything that she has learned along the way. With her first book, If Wine Could Talk, she aims to pass on to you a bit of the magic that wine has given her.

Event Address: 
4736-38 N Lincoln Ave.
Event Address(State/Province): 
Chicago, IL
Event Location: 
The Book Cellar
Event Address(Country): 
United States
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Event Start Time: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event Terms: 
Miscellaneous Event
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