Carole Wong has a broad range of experience throughout the wine and beverage world, beginning with her first position at Sherry Lehmann, the prestigious New York retailer. After relocating to the Napa Valley, she worked first as the special events coordinator and tasting room manager for Diablo Grande/Isom Ranch Winery and later as a sales representative and sales manager for The Henry Wine Group. Ms. Wong expanded her knowledge of viniculture and viticulture while living in Europe, where she worked harvest at a German winery and toured the vineyards of several countries. She next launched Vino Veritas, a company offering wine dinners, wine tasting engagements, wine list consulting, and cellar management, in San Antonio in 2009. In addition to two bachelor’s degrees from Vanderbilt University, Ms. Wong holds a Diploma in Wines and Spirits from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and a Certified Specialist in Wine credential from the Society of Wine Educators. She is currently preparing for the Master of Wine examination.