Fridays on The Guy Phillips Show
Join us Fridays on the Guy Phillips Show with Heidi Glaus for Ward on Wines!
Mike Ward joins us to educate The Big 550’s listeners on how they Pair Wine with People.
Mike Ward is a Certified Wine Educator, Certified Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Spirits, and has successfully completed the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 2 Intermediate exam. Mike is also a Certified Sherry Wine Specialist, intermediate level, and is also a member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, St. Louis Bailliage. Mike started his career in the restaurant industry in St. Louis Missouri, managing several locally owned restaurants and wine bars. Mike also held management positions in several St. Louis hotels.
Presently, Mike is the director of Learning and Development for Major Brands Distributing in Missouri and has been there for 17 years. He and his wife, Mary Ward opened a start-up company called Ward on Wine, which specializes in wine education and enjoyment. And WOW Promotions, a Missouri based brand promotions company in the beverage alcohol industry. Mike and Mary have also developed a private label Missouri wine brand called Syncopation Wines.