Kim Simone

Kim Simone is a Certified Specialist of Wine with a mission to make wine accessible, engaging, and fun for her students. She began her career at Martignetti Liquors as a wine consultant in 2002 while attending Boston University’s Master’s program in Gastronomy. She spent eight years with Martignetti and has also worked for wholesaler Ruby Wines. In 2014 Kim realized her dream of starting an independent wine education company when she launched Vinitas Wineworks, LLC. Kim is a certified instructor for the French Wine Scholar Program, teaches teach Adult Education courses in wine for seven communities south of Boston, and is a facilitator in the Wine Studies program at Boston University. In addition to conducting her own events, she and a colleague co-host the Franklin Wine Club and the radio program The Wonderful World of Wine on Franklin Public Radio. Kim holds the WSET Advanced Certificate, is a Certified Specialist of Wine, and attained the distinction of French Wine Scholar with Highest Honors from the Wine Scholar Guild.